“Cop In Your Pocket,” by Dr. Steve Albrecht

There are 2.7 million Android apps and 1.82 iPhone apps for your smartphone, covering every possible subject, entertainment choice, and information source. You might think you have all the icons you need, but how about adding just one more? “Cop In Your Pocket” is an app I’m developing with my former San Diego Police colleague, Robert Smith. Robert is the founder and CEO of NightClubSecurity.com, a San Diego- based training firm that teaches night club and bar bouncers, bartenders,and wait staff about service, safety, and security in establishments that serve alcohol. “Cop In Your Pocket” will provide hundreds of answers about the most common – and even uncommon situations – involving you and the police officers or sheriff’s deputies in your community. Here’s a short list of some common scenarios where you might want to know the answers: What do I tell the dispatchers about a loud party in my neighborhood? Who do I call about an abandoned car? Do I need to call the police if my kid is being bullied at school? Help! My teenager is…

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