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A Virginia town wants you to report crime, creates free iOS app to make it easy

Marion releases iOS app to allow tips and crimes to be sent to the police department
By: Trace Hagan | Apps News | Posted: Dec 27, 2012 1:02 am

A new app has been released by the Marion Police Department that allows easy crime reporting and tips to be sent to the police department neatest the tipster. Using GPS technology, tips, pictures, video, and crime reports can be sent easily and quickly and get to the department that should deal with them.




Because iWatch Marion uses global positioning technology, the system intelligently forwards information to the Howard County Police Department based on where the handheld device is physically located at any given moment.


The app will also work in reverse, allowing the police department to send out alerts about missing children, weather, and more. It's another example of technology being put to good use.


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