New Report Underscores Need to Rein in NYPD Surveillance of American Muslims

August 23, 2016 — The NYPD Inspector General today released a report that examined the NYPD’s compliance with the Handschu Guidelines -- which protect New Yorkers’ lawful political and religious activities from unwarranted surveillance – while investigating a sample of cases closed between 2010 and 2015 that mostly involved American Muslims. The report found that the NYPD failed to adhere to important safeguards that protect people’s rights and the integrity of investigations.
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