Policing the Police: The Rapid Report System
Who polices the police? We do -- thanks to the NAACP's Rapid Report System.
[The Rapid Report System is] a quick, effective way for citizens to report instances of police misconduct, and to help public safety officials move beyond the “tough on crime” policies that have lost their effectiveness.
Witnesses to police misconduct can document their observations by sending text messages and forwarding pictures and videos taken with a cell phone to a central location. Web-based reporting is also available.
Why is the initiative necessary? [more ...]
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