NYPD ends Muslim surveillance program

The program had monitored the city's Muslim communities

The program had monitored the city’s Muslim communities since 9/11.

The NYPD has ended its controversial Muslim surveillance program, which began in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks.

The spying unit had placed plainclothes officers in mosques and other Islamic community centers citywide to record conversations and track daily lives.

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke about the decision saying, "Our administration has promised the people of New York a police...

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