Skip to comments.NYPD Spied on Liberal Groups: Report
Posted on 03/23/2012 8:58:46 AM PDT by Beaten Valve
The NYPD didn't just spy on entire Muslim communities -- a new report by The Associated Press reveals that cops also surveilled liberal political groups.
The AP (via CBS) notes that undercover cops went to liberal political groups' meetings, building intel files on activists and protesters.
The newswire says that interviews and docs collected during the investigation "show how police have used counterterrorism tactics to monitor even lawful activities."
The AP points out that the NYPD used these same tactics in 2004, when the department monitored church, environmental, and anti-war groups in the U.S., claiming these policies were necessary to prep for the GOP convention.
But these methods continued far after the convention took place: in 2008, the NYPD's super-secret intel department sent an undercover officer to attend the People's Summit in New Orleans. The project report gathered information on two U.S. activists, journalist Jordan Flaherty and labor organizer Marisa Franco, the AP notes.
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Good!...It’s about time whack radicals got a colonoscopy!
Good to hear that NYPD is working to monitor liberal groups and prevent them from protesting and getting additional attention from the MSM.
Hopefully, NYPD was able to create some kind of charges against the liberals and have them detained by the authorities.
By this they mean the police union.
building intel files on activists and protesters. On who was against card check. /s
I wish people would stop using the word “Liberal.” It sounds so warm and fuzzy like they are harmless, cuddly little, fuzz balls.
They are not. They are leftist and they are all dangerous and unstable.