NYPD Doing Some Damage Control Among Muslims

NEW YORK - JULY 13: New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly speaks during a press conference about Leibby Kletzky, a murdered eight-year-old boy who went missing from the Hasidic neighborhood of Borough Park, Brooklyn, July 13, 2011 in New York City. After a two day search Kletzky's dismembered body was found partially in a suitcase inside a dumpster and partially in a refrigerator in a nearby apartment. Police detectives have taken Levi Aron, 35, into custody in connection to the killing. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images) Photo: Andrew H. Walker/2011 Getty Images

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly met with six Muslim leaders yesterday to discuss the NYPD’s widespread spying program around New York City, while other community figures rejected the police headquarters sitdown and requested a town-hall meeting instead. Kelly, at least, was probably well briefed.