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NYPD Surveillance in New Jersey

Friday, February 24, 2012

Bob Hennelly, WNYC senior reporter, discusses calls for an investigation into the NYPD surveillance operations in New Jersey. Plus, former New Jersey Governor Richard Codey explains executive orders he issued in 2005 that may or may not have allowed for certain kinds of NYPD operations in New Jersey. 

The orders Governor Codey issued are available here: executive order 43 and executive order 44

Guests:

Richard Codey and Bob Hennelly

Comments [7]

Craig Adams from NJ

Well, that was a fair and balanced report. Not only was there no representative from NYPD, but also the insinuation was dripping from Andrea 's voice. Are you folks blind to this?

Feb. 24 2012 11:56 AM
gary from queens

WHERE'S THE COUNTERPOINT, BETH??!!!

This is why no one listens to NPR.

Former US Assistant Attorney and lead prosecutor of the Blind Sheik wrote 2 months ago that NYPD was legally survailing mosques and student clubs.

It is NOT religious or racial profiling!! It's standard and legal. WHY?

Because it's being conducted based on LOCATIONS where criminals HAVE been known to congregate and operate.

The mafia wasnt survailed because they were italian. Police and FBI survailed them in their neighborhoods and clubs. Innocent civilians were survailed along with them, but that was incidental, not intentional. Even if the innocent person had transacted with the mob.

AND, stop using incorrect and inflammatory language. You're supposed to be a "journalist"!!!

Example: You should use the term "domestic spying" when the CIA survails people in the US. When police or FBI do it, it's called survailence.

You lefties always have to hype everything to the hilt!!

Feb. 24 2012 11:37 AM
John A.

I have a little trouble seeing the problem. If action is taken on the intelligence then enforcement is answerable to the rules of the court system, and if no action is taken then is there a problem?

Feb. 24 2012 11:25 AM
jgarbuz from Queens

Naturally, politicians, such as Mayor Booker, are going to deny any knowledge because they wouldn't want the Muslim community to vote against them! Politicians prefer "not to know," to preserve deniability.

Feb. 24 2012 11:24 AM
Sue Young from Montclair, NJ

There is NO oversight of the NYPD. So they can do whatever they want.

Feb. 24 2012 11:18 AM
jgarbuz from Queens

Didn't the FBI spy in churches where suspected KKK members attended?

Feb. 24 2012 11:16 AM

little boys with big toys

Feb. 24 2012 10:17 AM

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