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The civil rights lawyers complained police have monitored public places where Muslims eat, shop and worship and kept records and notes about police observations despite any evidence of unlawful or terror-related activities.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has reassured Muslim leaders he remains troubled by the way the New York Police Department conducted surveillance of Muslim communities in New Jersey, even though his administration has said it was legal, but again stopped short of criticizing the spying itself.
Imam Who Supported Islamic Community Center Near The World Trade Center Says His Life Was Threatened
One of the leaders of the effort to build an Islamic community center near the World Trade Center says someone threatened to kill him during the furor over the project.
A published report says the state Attorney General’s Office is reviewing the New York Police Department’s “stop and frisk” tactic that has drawn criticism from civil liberties advocates.
601,055 “stop and frisks” were made by NYPD officers in 2010, an all-time high. The NYPD defended the number, saying that roughly ten percent of the stops resulted in arrests.
Meredith Vieira, Al Roker and Willie Geist were at Rockefeller Center when a man crossed the barricade and approached the trio. Vieira was heard on camera yelling “Jesus,” while others said to “get out the way.”
The NYPD is planning to outfit all its new cars with a state-of-the-art siren, dubbed “The Rumbler.” The system uses woofers to emit powerful bass sound along with a screeching siren.
The Drug Policy Alliance says figures released show the New York City Police Department arrested 50,383 people in 2010 for low-level marijuana offenses.
A police boat and a commuter ferry helped tow an empty paddle-wheel charter boat back to shore after it broke loose from a pier on the Hudson River.
Authorities are ramping up their effort to solve a Manhattan mystery: Who drilled a hole into the home of a beef fortune heir and stole a collection of iconic artworks by Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol?
No questions asked. That’s how the Brooklyn Clergy and the New York Police Department are going about giving out “Cash For Guns.”
The New York Police Department’s four-year-old registry of gun-toting criminals, meant to curb city violence, faces a legal challenge in the state’s highest court.
Police said the city would begin the crackdown on drivers using hand-held cell phones at midnight as part of an initiative to focus on traffic infractions that could lead to serious injury or death.
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