‘The Third Jihad,’ featuring an authorized appearance by Ray Kelly
Here's the full documentary (it runs for well over an hour) that was shown to about 1,500 police officers in 2010 and yesterday was rebuked by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the NYPD, even though NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly sat down for an hour-and-a-half-long interview with the filmmaker.
This morning, the Times editorial page called on Kelly (who even gets a credit at the end) to "apologize for the film."
UPDATE: NYPD spokesman Paul Browne released this statement, from police commissioner Ray Kelly:
"Nearly five years ago, I agreed to be interviewed about terrorist threats by a filmmaker with bona fides that included former employment with Dateline NBC and the White House for what ultimately would be released as 'The Third Jihad.' While it never became part of the Department’s curriculum, and was not authorized for any training, regrettably it was shown in a room where officers who were filling out paperwork or on break from actual training had an opportunity to view it over an extended period in 2010. When a police officer offended by its content brought it to the attention of Department officials, it was withdrawn. I offer my apologies to members of the Muslim community, in particular, who would find the film inflammatory and its airing on Department property, though unauthorized, to be inappropriate.