Whether at a protest, a traffic stop, or in public space, you have the First Amendment right to record law enforcement.
Empowered by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Mobile Justice app is one way you can put a check on law enforcement misconduct wherever, whenever.
With this app you can:
• Record and submit incidents directly and securely to your local ACLU using your phone camera.
• Share your livestream recording with up to three trusted contacts.
• Get urgent notifications and alerts from your local ACLU.
• Access the ACLU's full library of "Know Your Rights" information.
Keep justice within reach. Download Mobile Justice today.
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Ratings and Reviews
I’m somewhat disappointed with the information section. It’s lacking in many respects and is frighteningly milquetoast regarding your first, fourth and fifth amendments. And most surprisingly not a single word on second amendment rights which is probably the one most likely to get you shot during a police encounter. You guys gotta update the info section. Maybe some info video links to learn how to interact with police. I mean, that’s the whole point of the app, right?
Just the app I was looking for
I have family in law enforcement and get angry at the generalized hatred of cops that high profile incidents can cause. However, the idea that "if you do nothing wrong you have nothing to fear" is patently false. One reviewer said that only "douchbags" have "encounters with the law." This is wrong in so many ways. First, legal is not always morally right. Was it douchbags who broke laws to end salary? Second, verified stories show admitted abuse from mall cops all the way up to drone strikes. Be cool and you'll have better odds, yes, but many citizens who do nothing wrong get killed or maimed in "tragic accidents" that could have been averted if the officers or soldiers hyped up on adrenaline saw they were being recorded and decided to use appropriate instead of excessive force. Less oversight = more abuse!
This app can protect cops too because peer pressure to maul a suspected perp might get short circuited by one cop tapping another on the shoulder, pointing to the camera and muttering, "Great, ACLU has video of this now. Get this douchbag a medic." The fewer tragic accidents we have, the safer all cops are in doing their jobs.
The protesters rights section is interesting and useful. Four stars until this app works in all states and viewable real-time by everyone.
Not well designed for anything but video
Why do I have to go through the video function to access the rights info articles? Why does the app indicate that it’s submitting a video when all I did was navigate to the articles? Why are the articles exclusively about California rights when I have a different state’s ACLU chapter selected in my profile? I can’t say whether the video functionality works as advertised but the rest of the app is pretty useless as designed.
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