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Being Held App

This is an App, on new generation phone, or a system that can receive text messages, from the person being held (by official or unofficial forces), or by any witness. It would keep track of all the arrests, and could be contrasted with official stats

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The system could generate dynamic maps keeping track of all arrests, this could be contrasted with official stats, and would indicate which of them are official, giving information for the reason of the arrest, or which of them are unofficial, and flag them !!! It would increase awareness and involvement by citizens, arrests are not trivial acts, and a way to anonymously report them will bring the tools for people to be involved in watching and taking care. The maps would give many interesting data to be analyzed and find patterns so this problematics can be addressed with more facts.

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I think this is a great idea and starting point, the only issue would be that this would require everyone to have an iPhone. Other than that I think this is really cool and I would definitely download this app on my iPhone!

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