3. "Siri, I'm being pulled over"

Photo illustration of a police cap with facial recognition lines on top, and abstract shapes.

Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios

Several apps and technological solutions have been launched over the past decade in an attempt to help de-escalate police encounters.

Why it matters: Technology has played a significant role in exposing police abuse. But activists say it can only be one tool in leading to change — and some technologies have raised civil liberties concerns.

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