The New York Civil Liberties Union is arming city residents and visitors with an app called Stop and Frisk Watch that records video, audio and GPS data. The civil rights defender group urges citizens to chronicle illegal stops, racial profiling and inappropriate searches by police officers.
The app was developed by Brooklyn-based Jason Van Anden, the creator of the I’m Getting Arrested Android app inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement last year.
The NYCLU was inspired by the I’m Getting Arrested app and its ability to connect protestors, in the mid…
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