Perhaps the most notorious perpetrators of unwarranted spying on Americans is the New York Police Department (NYPD), which continues to establish questionable counter-terrorism and counterintelligence units to spy on New Yorkers despite being repeatedly sued over it.
Singling out American Muslims for blanket surveillance does not make our nation safer. Spying based on race, ethnicity or religion has failed to identify criminal activity while undermining the very trust between American Muslims and law enforcement that is needed to fight real threats.
The New Jersey Muslims argue in their brief that "there is no dispute that the NYPD’s unconstitutional surveillance program
Bratton has promised a new era of transparency at the NYPD, stating in February that "there should be no secrets in the NYPD
The three-person Handschu authority was created under a 1985 consent decree in a long-running lawsuit against the city. It
The use of racial, ethnic and religious profiling by law enforcement is un-American and should end. Targeting people for what they look like or because of their group characteristics is discrimination at its worst and a poor excuse for law enforcement.
First brought to prominence during Ronald Reagan's presidency, the mosaic theory holds that enemies of the state can assemble
Bratton, who has previously led the NYPD and the Los Angeles Police Department, has earned his share of admirers. But his past support for discriminatory policies de Blasio campaigned against makes him a curious choice for commissioner.
Brooklyn U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen's order comes at an early phase of a lawsuit against the NYPD, one of three such
There's no one reason why there are so many fewer murders now than in the bad old days of the 1980s, de Blasio said. But