Editor’s note: we first published a version of this article in in August of 2014. Since then, continued instances of police brutality have brought about the creation of multiple actual apps to document police brutality. We present below an updated version of our original article:
The recent police killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in Minnesota have highlighted our need to film the police whenever possible, for everyone’s sake. Finally, there is an app developed specifically for filming extremist cops who go too far: BRUTL.