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We use apps for everything: counting calories, watching movies, checking our bank accounts, but what about recording police interactions and holding police officers accountable? Well, there's an app for that.
Our colleagues at the Fourtis Law Office have created the Fi-Vo Film app for recording and protecting video of police misconduct.
The Metropolitan Tenants Organization has developed a great new app called Squared Away. They're launching the app as a tool for landlords and renters communicate with one another, document any problems with a given unit and to create a paper trail of interactions that will, ideally, provide some protection for all parties involved.
We're trying out a new app from the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County. Court Clerk Mobile Connect promises to streamline how we access docket information, court call schedules, fees and general information.