Mohamed El-Filali, left, of Paterson, N.J. hurries in the rain with Nadia Kahf, attorney with the Council on American-Islamic Relations in New Jersey as they head to a meeting with New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and Muslim leaders in Trenton, N.J., Thursday, May 24, 2012 . Following a three-month review, Gov. Chris Christie's administration said Thursday that New York City police did not violate New Jersey laws when they conducted surveillance of Muslim businesses, mosques and student groups, rejecting demands by Muslim leaders for a formal investigation and a clampdown on cross-border police operations. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)s
NYC crime-fighting app turns citizens into spies
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There’s a new way to fight crime, right from your smartphone.
New York State Senator Eric Adams announced a new application that can send reports about crime and dangerous conditions right to the authorities.
“[Some] simple device that we thought could only be used to make calls could now be used to save lives,” Adams told reporters, including WCBS 880’s Jim Smith, on Sunday.
Adams likened the app to having a community watch group right on your cell phone.
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