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Is NYPD Crossing The Line, Again, In Its Black Lives Matter Surveillance?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 08.21.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- The New York City Police Department's involvement in the surveillance of Black Lives Matter activists, as revealed this week by The I...

Muslim Students Fearful For Future In Wake Of NYPD Surveillance

Religion News Service | Andy Urban | Posted 03.09.2015 | Religion

(RNS) There are Rutgers students and graduates whose futures are in jeopardy because they were placed under surveillance by the NYPD — operating out...

Rep. Peter King Is Wrong: Spying Based on Faith Fails to Keep Our Communities Safe

Farhana Khera | Posted 03.15.2015 | Politics
Farhana Khera

Singling out American Muslims for blanket surveillance does not make our nation safer. Spying based on race, ethnicity or religion has failed to identify criminal activity while undermining the very trust between American Muslims and law enforcement that is needed to fight real threats.

Matt Sledge

New Jersey Muslims Say De Blasio's Defense Of NYPD Surveillance Is 'Truly Troubling'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- New Jersey Muslims suing over New York Police Department surveillance called the city's defense of the program under Mayor Bill de Blasio ...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Can't Find Rules For Special 'Secret' Stamp

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The New York City Police Department has been stamping documents "secret." But the department claims it has no information about what the m...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Oversight Board Still Sits On Sidelines Despite Controversial Police Spying

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.14.2014 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Bill de Blasio made headlines in March when he appointed the first inspector general for the New York City Police Department. But a ...

Profiling Should End

James Zogby | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

The use of racial, ethnic and religious profiling by law enforcement is un-American and should end. Targeting people for what they look like or because of their group characteristics is discrimination at its worst and a poor excuse for law enforcement.

Confessions of a Former Muslim Students Association Board Member

Atif Choudhury | Posted 05.25.2014 | College
Atif Choudhury

Categorically bugging all mosques and "infiltrating" MSAs might be the quick and easy option for our government to show us that it is "doing something" to combat terror, but is it really the most optimal method for serious law enforcement?

Matt Sledge

NYPD Cites Controversial Theory To Keep 'Covert' Muslim Surveillance Secret

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.30.2013 | New York

The New York City Police Department is invoking a concept frequently employed by intelligence agencies like the FBI and CIA to deny a request for fina...

Matt Sledge

Cops Can Spy On Peaceful Muslim Americans, City Lawyer Asserts

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Undercover NYPD officers should be allowed to record peaceful conversations between Muslim Americans talking politics because of the "curr...

Matt Sledge

New York City: Muslim Surveillance Lawsuit Should Be Dismissed

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly have responded to a lawsuit seeking to halt the department's Muslim surveill...

Michael Calderone

AP Reporters Who Exposed NYPD's Muslim Surveillance Reveal New Secrets

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.03.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON –- Don’t get Associated Press reporters Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman started on the lack of transparency in the New York Police Departm...

NYPD Sued Over Muslim Surveillance Program

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights lawyers say they plan to ask a federal judge to declare the New York Police Department's spying programs directed at Muslim...

GOP Mayoral Candidates OK With Drones In NYC

Posted 04.24.2013 | New York

New York City's three Republican mayoral candidates endorsed the use of surveillance drones in New York City Tuesday night, The New York Post reports....

Kelly Speaks Out Against NYPD Inspector General Plan

Posted 03.27.2013 | New York

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly had harsh words Tuesday for a plan, backed by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, to create an office of the NYPD insp...

Matt Sledge

The NYPD Is Watching: Cameras Will Be Able To Track Every Car Entering Manhattan

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The ring of steel is expanding. New York City Police Department Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly announced a "major project" at a budget hear...

Lawyers Go After NYPD Muslim Spying

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 04.06.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Civil rights lawyers urged a judge Monday to stop the New York Police Department from routinely observing Muslims in restaurants, bookstor...

NYPD Seeks To Dismiss Lawsuit Alleging Department Illegally Spied On Muslims

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 02.06.2013 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — Lawyers for New York City on Friday asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by New Jersey Muslims over its police-run su...

John Jay President 'Deeply Troubled' By NYPD Spying Program, 'Bait Informant

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 10.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice said he is "deeply troubled" about reports that the New York Police Department s...

Does The NYPD Need An Independent Inspector General?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 12.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The city police department should have an inspector general to examine its conduct, but the monitor would need independence and a bro...

Anti-NYPD Spying Bill Advances In New Jersey

AP | Posted 10.18.2012 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. -- The New Jersey Assembly has approved a bill requiring out-of-state law enforcement agencies to notify New Jersey officials before con...

WATCH: Subversive Artist Explains NYPD 'Drone' Posters

Posted 09.24.2012 | New York

While the NYPD is preoccupied with fingerprinting those fake NYPD posters spotted at kiosks across the city recently, the artist behind the subversive...

Muslim Leaders Are Told NYPD No Longer Spying In New Jersey

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — The state attorney general assured a group of Muslim leaders Wednesday that a New York City police unit that conducted surveillan...

Has The NYPD Gone 'Big Brother'?

Posted 08.09.2012 | New York

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled the NYPD's latest crime-tracking and surveillance system "Domain Awareness" on Wedn...

The Imam Qamar: A Failure to Communicate?

Len Levitt | Posted 10.06.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

The same Islamic cleric was investigated for terrorist-related activities twice -- six years apart - apparently because the NYPD's Intelligence Division and the FBI don't talk to each other.