August 24, 2011

NYPD Partnership with CIA Blurs Spying Lines

Adam Goldman, Matt Apuzzo, writing for the AP:

"One of the hallmarks of the intelligence division over the last 10 years is that, not only has it gotten extremely aggressive and sophisticated, but it's operating completely on its own," said Dunn, the civil liberties lawyer. "There are no checks. There is no oversight."

(Via the AP.)

A long, well-researched investigative piece by the AP about domestic intelligence gathering by the NYPD, using race-specific officers, with no oversight. Sounds like a recipe for Congressional inquiry about ten years from now.