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Why L.A. police cancelled a plan to map Muslims

November 21, 2007


By Daniel B. Wood – staff writer and Alison Tully Contributor A high-profile police plan to map Los Angeles’s Muslim population to pinpoint possible terror risks – a plan abruptly withdrawn last week – is an object lesson for US law enforcement in the era after 9/11, say policing experts. Los Angeles, a bastion of […]

Isamophobia 101–Episode 24: Police ‘Mapping’ the Muslims of Los Angeles

November 14, 2007


CAIR LA Executive Director Hussam Ayloush on CNN offers reaction to the LAPD MAPS program targeting Southern California Muslims LAPD’s Muslim project decried Police say effort is to reach community; foes say proposal amounts to profiling. By Rick Orlov, Staff Writer, Press-Telegram Article Launched: 11/13/2007 Amid growing nationwide controversy, Islamic leaders called on the Los […]