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2012-02-27 13:13:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on the Obama administration to investigate the reported use of White House funds for the New York Police Department's (NYPD) controversial campaign of spying on Muslims without warrants or evidence of wrongdoing. According to The Associated Press (AP): "Millions of dollars in White House money has helped pay for New York Police Department programs that put entire American...

2012-01-26 11:39:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national human rights and advocacy organization is asking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and city officials to resist efforts by the Hamas-linked Islamic supremacist hate group the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) to dictate the nature and content of anti-terror training for New York Police Department personnel The request by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) and its Stop Islamization of...

2012-01-25 14:38:00

NEW YORK, January 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Times has sharply criticized the New York Police Department for using the critically-acclaimed documentary The Third Jihad: Radical Islam's Vision for America in counterterrorism training. The New York Times has published two news articles (http://tinyurl.com/nyt-ttj1, http://tinyurl.com/nyt-ttj2), as well as an editorial entitled "Hateful Film" (http://tinyurl.com/nyt-ttj3) in the past 48 hours. In response,...

2012-01-24 12:05:00

Muslim civil rights group asks department for plan to counter misinformation NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today called on the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to offer a concrete plan to help counter the misinformation about Islam and Muslims provided to almost 1500 officers through the screening of "The Third Jihad," a notorious anti-Muslim propaganda film. CAIR-NY is also asking...

2011-08-24 10:16:00

AP investigation reveals CIA links to widespread monitoring of Muslim communities NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Later today, the New York and New Jersey chapters of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY/CAIR-NJ) will hold a news conference in Manhattan to call on the Department of Justice to open an investigation into allegations that the New York Police Department (NYPD) is conducting a massive covert program to monitor the Muslim communities in those...

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2011-08-12 11:00:00

The New York Police Department (NYPD) has announced the formation of a new unit that will search social media for those involved in crimes, Forbes is reporting. Criminals increasingly use social networks to plan and celebrate their illegal exploits. Assistant Commissioner Kevin O'Connor is in charge of an NYPD unit created specifically to comb social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and BlackBerry messenger for information on planned crimes and their perpetrators. The NYPD is looking to...

2010-11-23 05:30:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- www.t3motion.com - T3 Motion, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TMMM) announces the first shipment on a multi-unit purchase order from the New York Police Department (N.Y.P.D.) for the iconic T3 Series Electric Stand-up Vehicle (ESV). The contract award allows up to 90 units to be purchased over three fiscal years. The N.Y.P.D. multi-unit order will enable the world's largest police department to lower operating costs and increase patrol...

2010-10-27 05:30:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Times Metro Section featured T3 Motion, Inc. in the Sunday, October 24, 2010 edition. The New York Times' City Critic section writer, Ms. Ariel Kaminer, took a ride on the iconic T3 Series electric vehicle used by the New York Police Department (N.Y.P.D.) to patrol four subway stations; Times Square, the Post Authority, Grand Central Station and Coney Island. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/LA89527) (Photo:...

2010-06-14 20:51:00

NEW YORK, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Radio Network (BRN) and its principals today filed suit in New York Federal District Court, charging the New York Police Department violated the minority news service's civil rights by denying the renewal of its working press credentials. BRN had been fully accredited by the NYPD for the past 40 years while serving radio stations with daily newsfeeds. It is the nation's oldest such minority news service. "It appears the standard now used by the...

2009-07-16 08:21:10

The New York Police Department's proposed law that all banks have bullet-proof barriers is being challenged by Canada's Toronto Dominion Bank. TD has 73 branches in the city since acquiring New Jersey-based Commerce Bancorp last year for $8.5-billion, and is lobbying against the proposed security feature, the Globe and Mail reported Thursday. TD Bank spokesman Neil Parmenter told the newspaper the clear barriers the NYPD wants to protect tellers from robbers have drawbacks. There's no...