NYPD Monitored Muslim Students Throughout the Northeast

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department placed undercover officers at Muslim student associations at colleges within New York city limits. The practice has angered many faculty and student groups.

The NYPD’s intelligence division conducted surveillance on Muslim student groups in New York and at Yale, the University of Pennsylvania, Rutgers and 13 other colleges in the Northeast, the Associated Press reports.

Police even spoke with local authorities about professors in Buffalo and sent an undercover agent on a City College of New York whitewater rafting trip. The agent recorded students’ names and noted how many times they prayed.

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