NYPD Could Soon Be Using Citizens Images To Fight CrimeCategory: General News
Posted: August 1, 2008 04:49AM
You'd be hard pushed to find anyone who doesn't own a cell phone, with most of these also being able to take pictures and short video clips. NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has said that any images taken of a crime scene as an event takes place could be potentially useful to police investigations. To that end the NYPD will be setting up a service, which should be availabe soon, allowing citizens to upload video or images to the department's computers. Those concerned with civil rights hope that this will also help to highlight instances where police conduct has been less than ideal.