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ACLU launches new mobile justice app for Nevadans

Posted at 3:25 PM, Dec 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-11 18:31:17-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Thousands of Nevadans took to the streets over the summer to call for an end to racial profiling and police violence and the ACLU of Nevada is pleased to announce a new tool to help hold police officers accountable and protect Nevadans’ rights.

A new Mobile Justice app is now available for free on the App Store and Google Play for Nevadans to use.

The new Mobile Justice app has these features:

- After being downloaded, it allows the user to select the ACLUNV to receive videos recorded using the app. Sending the video to the ACLUNV ensures that the video will be preserved, even if the phone is seized or destroyed.

- The app now allows users to add up to three people who will automatically receive videos recorded by the app. Those three designated people can flag and verify video for the ACLUNV to review.

- The user can add details of an incident recorded on the app, including identification of officers involved and witness contact information.

- Know Your Rights information from the ACLUNV is available on an app user’s phone.

- Mobile Justice is not just a powerful tool to record and report law enforcement abuses, it can also aid in preventing them.