WTF is the New York City police department doing in Newark, working up dossiers on Newark’s Muslims? Did the FBI run out of agents for this job and New York City have to step in to take up the slack?
Newark mayor: NYPD misled us on Muslim spying – US news – msnbc.com.
The Associated Press has more information about Bloomberg’s rogue Homeland Security squad: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_NYPD_INTELLIGENCE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
For some background, see the Village Voice article on the NYPD’s Bureau of Special Services: http://www.villagevoice.com/2002-12-17/news/the-nypd-wants-to-watch-you/ Note that the NYPD sought expanded powers only 12 months after Bloomberg assumed power.