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WNYC News

Bloomberg: NJ Surveillance Complaints 'Ridiculous'

Friday, March 02, 2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New Jersey officials' complaints about NYPD surveillance of Muslim groups are "ridiculous."

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New Jersey News

NJ Governor Chris Christie Critical of NYPD Surveillance Secrecy

Thursday, March 01, 2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie kept up his criticism of the New York Police Department on Thursday saying the department ignored one of the key lessons of the 9/11 attacks when it conducted secret surveillance of Muslim communities in New Jersey: sharing information.

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New Jersey News

Gov Christie Critical of NYPD Surveillance Secrecy

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has sharply criticized the New York Police Department for not informing federal law enforcement agencies about their secret surveillance of Muslims in Newark.

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WNYC News

Muslims Say NYPD Surveillance Is Already Changing Behavior

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Reports of the NYPD’s surveillance program targeting Muslim student groups, businesses and mosques across the region have provoked outrage, even as Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other officials have defended the program, arguing the practice is keeping the city safe.

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WNYC News

White House Helps Pay for NYPD Muslim Surveillance

Monday, February 27, 2012

The Obama administration said Monday it has no control over how the New York Police Department spends millions of dollars in White House grants that helped pay for NYPD programs that put entire American Muslim neighborhoods under surveillance.

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WNYC News

Critics Say NYPD Overstepped Boundaries in Newark Operation

Monday, February 27, 2012

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Monday he has no apologies for an intelligence program that has been monitoring Muslims — in same cases outside the city — and has no plans to let up despite criticisms from lawmakers in New Jersey who are concerned that the department kept tabs on communities in the state.

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WNYC News

Muslim Community Leaders Mull Options Against NYPD

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Muslim community leaders say they're deeply disappointed in the decision of the state's attorney general last week to not launch an investigation into the NYPD's surveillance program.

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WNYC News

NYC Defends Monitoring of Muslims, Says It Was Legal

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly offered robust defense of a secret police department effort to monitor mosques and Muslim businesses and student groups in other states amid criticism from officials who said they were not properly informed of the operation or that the prying went too far.

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WNYC News

Bloomberg: NYPD's Monitoring of Muslims Was Legal

Friday, February 24, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly offered robust defense of a secret police department effort to monitor mosques and Muslim businesses and student groups in other states amid criticism from officials who said they were not properly informed of the operation or that the prying went too far.

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New Jersey News

Former NJ Governor Codey: I Never Authorized the NYPD to Spy in NJ

Friday, February 24, 2012

Former New Jersey Governor Dick Codey refuted a report that he was the one who gave the NYPD permission to spy in New Jersey residents.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

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. 

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The Takeaway

Public Outcry Continues Over NYPD Monitoring of Muslim Students

Friday, February 24, 2012

The fallout continues after reports this week that the NYPD launched a massive surveillance program targeting Muslim students on college campuses across throughout the Northeast. The story was first broken earlier this week by the Associated Press which reported that the NYPD has kept a close watch on Muslim student groups — including tracking which websites they visited, monitoring speakers at events, and sending an undercover officer on a whitewater rafting trip attended by Muslim students. 

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WNYC News

NJ Leaders, Others Seek Investigation of NYPD’s Muslim Surveillance in Newark

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Calls are mounting for a federal investigation of the NYPD's secret surveillance of mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in Newark. New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez and Representative Bill Pascrell say New York police should have told New Jersey officials what they were up to.

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New Jersey News

Targeted Muslims in NJ Say Reports of NYPD Spying Are 'Shocking'

Thursday, February 23, 2012

A day after New Jersey Governor Chris Christie described reports of NYPD surveillance targeting Muslims in Newark as “disturbing,” many of those monitored said they were stunned to learn that the department had singled out their businesses, schools and mosques.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Backstory: NYPD surveillance Tactics

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Over the last 6 months, a series of Associated Press reports have revealed some of the tactics used by the New York City Police Department in their counterterrorism operations since 2001, including a human mapping program in some minority neighborhoods and infiltrating mosques and Muslim student groups. Associated Press reporters Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo, two members of the investigative team, discuss the series, which won the George Polk Award for Metropolitan Reporting earlier this week.

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WNYC News

Mayor Defends Surveillance of Muslim Students

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

As Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim students at colleges across the region, student groups and college officials spoke out, with some calling for an investigation of the NYPD.

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WNYC News

Muslim College Students Alarmed by Reports of NYPD Surveillance

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Muslim college students across the region are expressing concern at reports that they were spied on by the New York Police Department.

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WNYC News

Bloomberg Avoids Surveillance Controversy at Interfaith Event

Friday, December 30, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg sidestepped a growing controversy over his police department's surveillance of Muslims at an interfaith breakfast Friday, avoiding any remarks on the subject. 

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