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The ACLU finding a new way to monitor the police and stirring up major controversy.
The New Jersey -- is unveiling a Smartphone application that will allow people to record video and audio of police stops.
The feature which is sparking the most out rates -- the -- allows the camera to operate even if the screen goes black so it seems like it's opt.
Trace Gallagher it -- details.
Very tricky Trace.
Trick your -- -- get this thing is actually called police state that's the application -- seven the ACLU New Jersey and the idea is that anytime you're the pulled over by a cop or -- confronted by a cop you just pull out your phone you tap on the -- there's two.
Different you know way to do you can you do audio out right then stick in your pocket records the entire conversation.
Or you can record videos you see the bottom of your screen and then that discrete thing makes the screen go black and so the top.
I guess wouldn't know you're videotaping him but if you point your 400 -- cop I'm guessing he's gonna think something might be up there now after you're done.
Videotaping or audio -- of the cop then you can push a button and send this thing directly.
To the ACLU New Jersey and they will either story for you.
Or they will kind of scan it to see if your civil civil liberties were violated in any capacity so what are the cops in New Jersey think about this well one department said and I'm quoting here.
Guys are basically told conduct yourself.
As if you're always being recorded that is the safest way but other departments are worried about the safety of this whole thing -- department saying quote.
I also hope that if a police officer is attempting to stop an individual on the street that person is not suddenly trying to pull phone from his pocket.
In an attempt to film.
A police encounter the idea there being look at the cop says.
Stop and you -- your pocket pull something out.
It might get -- 101000 of these things by the way had been downloaded so far New Jersey -- the ACLU says the federal courts have generally upheld.
People's rights to.
Audiotape or videotape of confrontation with police up.
This morning counter not a comfort I -- -- work.
Standby and await this arrival of this case at the Supreme Court within a year here I think it -- find out they're -- very interesting thank you not care.
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