Enter I'm Getting Arrested, a creative Android app that, according to developer Quadrant 2, was inspired by a similar incident. It lets you quickly notify your family, friends, and crack legal team (if you have one) of your situation with a single tap of your finger. Just initially enter a custom message and some SMS-ready numbers to contact in the event of your arrest. Then, as you're about to be corralled into the back of a squad car, fire the app up and long-press the bull's-eye for 2 seconds. From there, you can rest assured that your message will be sent to the appropriate contacts.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
"I'm Getting Arrested!" App Hits Digital Shelves
Apropos to recent events, one enterprising and social-justice minded app creator has whipped up an app, available to Android phones, that informs a preset list of contacts that you have been slapped in the clink: