Posted by | February 23, 2012 19:47 | Filed under: Top Stories

The New York Police Department’s Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence, David Cohen, wanted eyes on every mosque anywhere near New York City, an AP report reveals.

Cohen wanted a source inside every mosque within a 250-mile radius of New York, current and former officials said. Though the officials said they never managed to reach that goal, documents show the NYPD successfully placed informants or undercovers — sometimes both — into mosques from Westchester County, N.Y., to New Jersey.

The NYPD used these sources to get a sense of the sentiment of worshippers whenever an event generated headlines. The goal, former officials said, was to alert police to potential problems before they bubbled up.

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