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New York police end Muslim surveillance program

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 08:17

The New York Police Department says it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance sparked outrage. The NYPD confirmed the decision yesterday.

NYPD officer arrested in Delhi for carrying bullets in luggage

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 01:02

A New York Police Department officer has been arrested and charged here under Arms Act after three bullets were found in his luggage, police said on Friday.

Now, computer model to anticipate crime hot spots

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 19:26

Scientists claim to have developed a new cutting-edge computer model that predicts where burglaries are most likely to occur.

Suspected shoplifters in New York found with human foetus

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 08:27

Security guards who stopped two 17-year-old girls suspected of shoplifting at a Victoria`s Secret store found a human foetus inside a bag one of them was carrying.

US police arrest two Taliban supporters

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 11:17

The New York City police say two men who wanted to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban fighters have been arrested on state-level terrorism charges.

Judge asked to bar monitoring of Muslims by New York Police Department

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 09:14

A federal judge today revisited a decades-old court settlement restricting how the New York Police Department conducts surveillance after civil rights lawyers accused the department of breaking those rules by monitoring Muslims.

NYPD secretly labelled mosques as terrorism organisations

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 13:39

The New York Police Department has secretly labelled entire mosques as terrorism organisations.

US college graduate sues NYPD over `stop-and-frisk`

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 15:37

A Bard College graduate is suing the NYPD after police frisked her to the point of a semi-strip search.

Bihar govt transfers 67 DSP rank police officers

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 20:53

In a major reshuffle at middle level in the police department, the Bihar government on Saturday transferred 67 officers of Deputy Superintendent of Police rank.

Civil rights groups sue NY police on Muslim spying

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 23:37

Civil rights lawyers urged a US judge to declare the New York Police Department`s widespread spying programme directed at Muslims to be unconstitutional.

12 senior police officials transferred in J&K

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 20:33

In a minor reshuffle in the police department, Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday ordered transfer of 12 senior officers including nine district superintendents of police.

New York police defends itself on Muslim surveillance

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 16:54

The New York Police Department is defending itself in a federal civil rights lawsuit over its surveillance of Muslims.