iPhone app starts recording police interaction with Siri command
The officer-involved death of George Floyd sparked nationwide protests against police brutality. As the election looms closer, racism and police reform remain hotly debated issues. Now, there's an iPhone program growing in popularity that can start recording a police interaction with a simple Siri Command.
protests against police brutality erupted across the country this year. Ah, movement spurred in part by video captured on mobile devices, civilians Recording police interactions is important just because it shows another perspective. That's led to a growing interest in an iPhone program that aims to automate recording encounters with law enforcement. Yes, once the shortcut is installed, you simply say, Hey, Siri, I'm getting pulled over. Then it will start a series of actions, including dimming your home screen and starting a video with your front facing camera. The Siri's shortcut also allows users to send AH, location and copy of the video to an emergency contact. To use the program, you'll need an iPhone updated to at least IOS 12 and the shortcuts APP. Find the download link by opening safari and searching for the getting pulled over by the police shortcut. Once downloaded, you may also have to tweak security settings to enable Siri and allow other permissions to get it toe work. I think the lowest, easiest tech version of this for any phone is just to turn on your camera when you're getting pulled over by the please video recordings can be an added protection for both civilians and law enforcement. Most the time. It makes both the driver and the police officer behave better, documenting the process with the goal of more peaceful outcomes. Liz McGlaughlin, NBC News.