CIA investigates whether laws broken helping NYPD

CIA investigates its role in NYPD programs that monitor Muslim communities, infiltrate mosques.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA inspector general is investigating whether the agency broke the law by helping the New York Police Department build intelligence-gathering programs that monitored life in Muslim communities, the agency said Tuesday following an investigation by The Associated Press. Separately, the U.S. government’s top intelligence official conceded that it looked bad for the CIA to be working with city police departments.

“It’s my own personal view that that’s not a good optic, to have CIA involved in any city-level police department,” said James Clapper, the U.S. director of national intelligence. “But I think CIA is going to address that.”

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