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After A Year Of Reckoning, TurnSignl Creates An App To Protect Citizens During Police Interactions

The social reckoning that sparked a national conversation around police brutality and racial justice last year became part of the origin story for many companies and their initiatives. Much of this was in response to George Floyd’s murder that occurred in Minneapolis, MN and as a result, three men living in the center of this movement decided to take matters into their own hands to help protect their communities. Late last year, Mychal Frelix, Andre Creighton and Jazz Hampton — co-founders of TurnSignl — left their corporate jobs to develop an idea around an app that protects both drivers and police officers during routine traffic stops by recording interactions that are guided by a lawyer on-call in real time. The app was developed in conjunction with both local Minnesota police chiefs and attorneys to help advise on the best way for this technology to exist. The premise of the app is to ultimately make these interactions less intense by giving all parties involved a level of...

Njera Perkins

Jun 18, 2021