NYC Police Broke Rules in Post-9/11 Surveillance

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The New York City police repeatedly broke intelligence-gathering rules while targeting Muslims for surveillance after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, says the police department's Office of the Inspector General. The agency said the police department’s Intelligence Bureau regularly let deadlines pass before asking to extend investigations into political activity, and often failed to explain the roles of undercover officers and confidential informers, as required, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!