New York Police Commissioner Defends Surveillance On Muslims
New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelley defends his department’s monitoring of Muslims, saying, “people have short memories as to what happened here in 2001.”
Mr. Kelly’s remarks, made during an appearance on WOR-AM (710), were in response to growing criticism of the department’s surveillance methods, including monitoring of Muslim communities in New York City and beyond, and its reliance on stop-and-frisk interactions as a crime-fighting tool.
He defended the surveillance conducted by the Police Department, saying, “It would be folly for us to focus only on the five boroughs of New York City, and we have to use all of our resources to protect everyone.”Click here for reuse options!
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