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NYPD Agrees to More Civilian Protections in Muslim Surveillance Settlement

The revised settlement amends the Handschu Guidelines from 1971, which protect civilians from politically motivated investigations.

NYPD Cop from Long Island Charged With Sexting Girl, 16

A 38-year-old New York City police officer from Ronkonkoma was arrested over the weekend for reportedly sending a 16-year-old girl a video of himself masturbating, reports and records show.

Thousands Pay Tribute to Hero Cop Steven McDonald

NYPD Det. Steven McDonald, of Malverne, died Tuesday, 30 years after he suffered a life-changing injury when a 15-year-old in Central Park shot him three times, leaving McDonald paralyzed.

How Websleuths & Filmmakers Sparked A Revelation In Gilgo Murders Case

When the biggest story in years broke this month in the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer case, few noticed that an online community of crime buffs and two filmmakers sparked the revelation.

In Trump Meeting, Rep. King Calls for Muslim Surveillance Designed After...

After the Sept, 11, 2001 attacks, the NYPD created a massive surveillance operation—aided by at least one CIA operative—directed at Muslims. It led the police department entrusted with policing the five boroughs to stretch its increasingly growing intelligence apparatus to Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut and even parts of Pennsylvania.

Thousands Mourn Slain NYPD Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo on Long Island

Thousands of police officers from around the nation descended upon Massapequa to join family, friends and colleagues of slain New York City Police Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo in mourning at his funeral Thursday.

NYPD Sgt. from Valley Stream Charged With Bribery

A New York City police sergeant from Valley Stream was arrested for allegedly taking cash bribes, limo rides and liquor bottles in exchange for expediting gun license applications, federal prosecutors said.

For Muslim American Voters, ‘Stakes are High’ this Presidential Election

After each terror attack, the rhetoric seems to ricochet unabated on cable news and in the mainstream media. In the aftermath of Tuesday’s horrific bombings in Brussels, which killed 31 and injured more than 300, Donald Trump reaffirmed his Muslim ban proposal by saying the US should close its borders. His closest rival, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, suggested authorities descend on so-called “Muslim communities” and spy on citizens.

Documents: NYPD Used ‘Stingrays’ 1,000 Times Since 2008

The American Civil Liberties Union has confirmed Stingrays use across 59 different agencies in 23 states. The latest disclosure brings to three the number of known local law enforcement agencies operating the device in New York State: NYPD, New York State Police, and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.

NYPD Muslim Spying Lawsuit: Civilian To Scrutinize Terror Probes

Civil rights attorneys lauded the agreement for establishing much-needed safeguards to prevent abuse and religious profiling of a disenfranchised population.