California ACLU chapter unveils police-monitoring video app

California ACLU chapter unveils police-monitoring video app

In an effort to scale back police abuses which have occurred with scary regularity all through the US, the Southern California department of the ACLU has simply launched a brand new smartphone app designed to securely document your subsequent interplay with regulation enforcement. Positive, you might merely snap pictures and take video utilizing your onboard digital camera. However what occurs when the cop smashes your telephone (as one did in South Gate, California) or tries to delete the info (as one other tried in Virginia Seashore, Virginia)? As an alternative of merely saving a replica to your native drive, the Cellular Justice CA app routinely forwards a replica of your video on to the ACLU for evaluation. Not solely that, however it additionally alerts close by customers that even have the app put in that an incident goes down. The app is accessible on each iOS and Android, however is just for California residents. ACLU chapters in Oregon, Missouri and New York have already launched comparable apps.

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