The Complicated Power Dynamics of Crime-Tracking Apps

Vigilante crime documentation? There’s an app for that.(Getty Images/Ringer illustration)On a sun-drenched Sunday afternoon this June, I sat on a picnic blanket drinking iced tea in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park. Then my husband received a push notification on his phone. “There’s a woman being assaulted 1,030 feet away from here,” he…
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