How to use your phone to record police violence safely and effectively

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How to use your phone to record police violence safely and effectively

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that evidence of police violence can sway public opinion in favor of powerful racial justice movements like Black Lives Matter and spur conversations about systemic racism. 

It can also start a revolution. 

After a video of the police killing of George Floyd was released on social media in late May, millions of people in America flooded the streets to protest his death and the deaths of other Black people at the hands of the police. Though the protests have been largely peaceful, some have also been characterized by incidents of police violence against protesters and the journalists documenting the protests. Luckily, some of these incidents have been caught on camera. This practice, sometimes known as cop watching, includes filming police interactions with civilians to deter any abuse by the police and also try to de-escalate it.  Read more…

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