UAE Donation To NYPD Police Foundation Raises Transparency, Fairness Concerns – 14 April 2015

RT logoThe New York Police Foundation received $1 million from the United Arab Emirates in 2012, according to a document revealed by The Intercept.

Listed as donors who contributed $1 million or more on the Foundation’s 2012 Schedule A tax form, not intended for public disclosure, are Barclays Capital, Fields Family Foundation, The Starr Foundation, Emigrant Savings Bank, JP Morgan Chase & Co and the “Embassy of the United Arab Emirates”. By far the largest donor is JP Morgan Chase, with over $7 million in contributions.

The Intercept examined the publicly-disclosed documents and found that the exact amount of the UAE donation was disbursed to the NYPD Intelligence Division, which operates the International Liaison Program, stationing NYPD officers in cities around the world to combat terrorism and international crime.

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