Android App Reports ‘Stop and Frisk’ Activity

[Black Enterprise]

The Stop and Frisk Watch app, courtesy of the New York Civil Liberties Union, allows users to record videos of and report “stop and frisk” incidents (Image: NYCL)

These days there really is an app for everything. However, how many smartphone applications do you know can reinforce one’s human rights? The New York Civil Liberties Union wants to remind New Yorkers of their natural rights, and, if there’s any concern, give them the ability to equip themselves, or others, with their mobile device.

Designed by Brooklyn-based computer developer and visual artist Jason Van Anden, the Stop and Frisk Watch app allows users to record video and send it to the NYCLU servers, which it does immediately after the recording stops.

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