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NYPD Designates Mosques as Terrorism Organizations
Time ^ | 28 Aug 2013 | Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo

Posted on 08/28/2013 6:02:19 AM PDT by shove_it

(NEW YORK) — The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing.

Designating an entire mosque as a terrorism enterprise means that anyone who attends prayer services there is a potential subject of an investigation and fair game for surveillance.

Since the 9/11 attacks, the NYPD has opened at least a dozen “terrorism enterprise investigations” into mosques, according to interviews and confidential police documents. The TEI, as it is known, is a police tool intended to help investigate terrorist cells and the like.

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TOPICS: US: New York
KEYWORDS: newyork; newyorkcity; nypd
Captain Obvious strikes again.
1 posted on 08/28/2013 6:02:19 AM PDT by shove_it
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To: shove_it

Aren’t they all? From a military perspective, they are forward operating bases.

2 posted on 08/28/2013 6:03:04 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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