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Unmarked police vans with X-ray equipment could be health hazards, NYCLU contends

Unmarked police vans equipped with X-ray equipment looking for bombs could be health hazards and the public has a right to know more about them, the New York Civil Liberties Union contends in court papers.

The NYCLU has asked a state appeals court for permission to file a brief in a case where ProPublica, a nonprofit investigative news organization, is battling the NYPD over access to information about the vans. Continue…