NYPD

  • NY policeman said cannibalism interest hurt his life, reveals investigator March 2, 2013

    New York: A New York City police officer told investigators after his arrest that his online chats about cannibalism set him on a downward spiral that was wrecking his personal life, an FBI agent testified. Gilberto Valle "claimed he did not enjoy it and he did not know why he...
  • Sikhs in NYPD be allowed turban, beard: NYC Mayor told August 13, 2012

    New York: In the wake of a deadly attack at a Wisconsin Gurudwara, the New York city Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been asked to allow Sikhs to wear turban and sport a beard in the New York Police Department (NYPD). "In the wake of the Wisconsin killings, which have shocked...
  • US: Lawsuit filed to stop NYPD spying on mosques June 7, 2012

    New York: A group of eight Muslims has filed a federal lawsuit against the New York City Police Department demanding that it bring an end to its surveillance practice initiated in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks of spying on mosques and businesses managed by the community. The lawsuit, filed...
  • US: Muslims sue NYPD for spying on mosques June 6, 2012

    New York: A group of eight Muslims has filed a federal lawsuit against the New York City Police Department demanding that it bring an end to its surveillance practice initiated in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks of spying on mosques and businesses managed by the community. The lawsuit, filed...
  • Records detail mosque spying; NY police defend it February 24, 2012

    New York: The New York Police Department targeted Muslim mosques with tactics normally reserved for criminal organisations, according to newly obtained police documents that showed police collecting the license plates of worshippers, monitoring them on surveillance cameras and cataloging sermons through a network of informants. The documents, obtained by The Associated...
  • New York police built secret files on mosques February 23, 2012

    Newark: Americans living and working in New Jersey's largest city were subjected to surveillance as part of the New York Police Department's effort to build databases of where Muslims work, shop and pray. The operation in Newark was so secretive even the city's mayor says he was kept in the...
  • NY: Police check of Muslim students sparks outrage February 22, 2012

    New York: The mayor faced off with the president of Yale University on Tuesday over an effort by the city's police department to monitor Muslim student groups for any signs that their members harboured terrorist sympathies. It was revealed over the weekend that in recent years the New York Police Department...
  • Krittika doesn't need diplomatic immunity: lawyer May 27, 2011

    New York: Krittika Biswas, an Indian diplomat's daughter who was wrongfully arrested on the suspicion of sending obscene emails to a teacher, does not need "diplomatic immunity", her lawyer said on Friday. Ravi Batra said that the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations required the New York City government to inform the...
  • NYPD does reality check, simulates 26/11 attack December 21, 2010

    New York: Sensing that New York remains on the terrorist hit-list, the city police simulated a Mumbai-type attack to gauge its preparedness in the event of a similar strike that killed 166 people in India's financial hub more than two years ago. The New York...
  • New York cops chuck donuts for Twenty20 cricket August 2, 2008

    New York: Police officers from the New York Police Department were recently seen playing the gentleman’s game in Brooklyn. ...