NYPD program to spy on Muslims has been disbanded

NYT: "The New York Police Department has abandoned a secretive program that dispatched plainclothes detectives into Muslim neighborhoods to eavesdrop on conversations and built detailed files on where people ate, prayed and shopped, the department said." Translation: NYPD creates new secret secretive program to spy on Muslims. (Thanks, Matthew!)

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  1. The NYPD is a force unto itself. If you think it's taking orders from the new mayor i have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell you.

  2. The NYPD program, which sowed seeds of hostility and mistrust, was the "brainchild" of a CIA officer, and was criticized by a senior FBI official, who should certainly know about sowing seeds of hostility and mistrust.

    I don't know whether to laugh or cry. If these guys ever got their acts together, they might actually be dangerous to someone besides the civilians they "protect." As it is, they are just an enormous waste of money.

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