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In response to Ferguson, these kids built an app to rate the police

Would these guys get good reviews?
Would these guys get good reviews?
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A group of teens in Stone Mountain, Georgia, on Monday launched the beta version of a mobile app that will let people rate their interactions with local police, reports the Atlantic's CityLab.

The app, called Five-O, comes in response to the escalating protests in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of Michael Brown. "Our parents try to put everything in context for us," Ima Christian, one of the app's developers, explained to CityLab. "They try to tell us to focus on solutions."

The app will allow anyone to rate experiences with police and view aggregate scores for local law enforcement based on other user reviews. Watch the launch video, which details the app's capabilities:

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