The move shows that Citizen hasn't given up on the idea of on-demand private security.
"Our mission is to protect the world, and at moments like these we must think creatively to determine how our technology can do just that."
Citizen sought access to LAPD data and took a tour of an LAPD facility, according to emails obtained by Motherboard.
Failings in justice systems and online moderation have allowed content creators to take things into their own hands in front of millions. And sometimes they get things wrong.
An internal Citizen document says that the Baltimore Police Department will still give Citizen access once the city encrypts its communications.
A wildfire in a Los Angeles neighborhood led to a troubling manhunt.
Apple updated it's App Store policy about reporting alleged criminal activity after the incident, but has not given any specifics on why it made these changes.
Internal documents, messages, and roadmaps show how crime app Citizen is pushing the boundary of what a private, app-enabled vigilante force may be capable of.
The cache includes data on 1.7 million incidents, giving insight into the scale of Citizen around the country.
The vehicle is linked to a private security company which describes itself as a "subscription law enforcement service."
With a history of privacy violations and racial profiling, it’s hard to think of an entity more ill-suited for this.
Texts revealed a local cop basically deputized Gregory McMichael to help a nearby property owner with any trespassers.