NYPD Confirms CIA Officer Works at Department

Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 02:36 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly confirms that a CIA officer is working out of police headquarters but says the spy agency's role at the department is an advisory one.

Kelly was responding Thursday in New York to questions about the NYPD's unprecedented relationship with the Central Intelligence Agency since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks against the U.S.

An Associated Press investigation revealed that the NYPD, with help from the CIA, has become one of the most aggressive domestic intelligence agencies.

Kelly says the CIA trains NYPD officials and provides information about what is going on overseas. The CIA says it is not involved in domestic spying and says the collaboration is exactly what Americans want.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Shifting Attitudes at Play in Cosby Allegations

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 07:10 AM

Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted profess . . .

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry Dies at 78

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 06:09 AM

Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of Distric . . .

Washington Museum Won't Give up Guns After All

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 20:47 PM

A small museum in northwestern Washington state says it won't be removing all of the weapons from its World War II exhib . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved