Can injustice survive transparency?

What if the 911 system were open?

What if everyone within a quarter mile of every reported crime were immediately made aware of it? What if there were a camera on every crime? What if transparency existed — if we all knew where crime was occurring and how it was being resolved?

Introducing Vigilante

Vigilante is a new technology that opens up the 911 system. The Vigilante app instantly sends an alert to those nearby whenever a crime is reported to 911. This information shows up on a map, so everyone can choose to avoid potential danger, or broadcast the incident live when it’s safe to do so.

The closed system excludes the community while the open system informs and empowers citizens.
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The time is now

In 2015, murder rates rose in a quarter of our nation’s 1o0 largest cities. According to FBI data, the nation saw an 11 percent increase in murders during 2015 — a larger jump than we’d seen in almost 50 years. In parallel, trust between community and police has eroded, right at the time that we need it the most. Police are feeling increasingly unsafe, as evidence of periodic corruption surfaces in the national media, negatively affecting the entire police force. Confrontation is replacing cooperation in far too many communities across the nation, and Americans continue to demonstrate against police violence and racism.

Making your world a safer place.

Making your world a safer place.