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Hold Police Accountable with the MobileJustice App

MobileJustice App

Hold the police accountable using the ACLU of New Jersey’s smartphone app. It lets you film the police and send the footage directly to ACLU of New Jersey staff to evaluate civil rights and civil liberties violations.

Download MobileJustice on Android and Apple iOS devices.

Mobile Justice lets you:

  • Record audio and video using the app or phone buttons
  • Send recordings to the ACLU, even if the phone is later seized or broken
  • Share location with nearby MobileJustice users for strength in numbers
  • Operate the phone with a locked screen, which helps retain the footage even if police seize the phone

Download MobileJustice on Android and Apple iOS devices. to start holding police accountable now.

Know Your Rights

As a Photographer, Journalist or Bystander

  • When in public spaces, where you are lawfully present, you have the right to photograph anything in plain view.
  • Police officers may not confiscate or demand to view your digital photographs or video without a warrant.
  • Police may not delete your photographs or video under any circumstances.
  • Police officers may legitimately order citizens to cease activities that are truly interfering with legitimate law enforcement operations.
  • If you are stopped or detained for taking photographs, remain polite and never physically resist a police officer.

Check out all of ACLU-NJ’s Know Your Rights information, and learn how to protect your civil liberties!

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