Mobile App Lets You Document and Report Police Stop-and-Frisk Abuse

Stop and Frisk 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 Stop and Frisk Watch is available for free on Google Play. The iOS app will be available by the end of July, says the NYCLU.

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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