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Braintree Police Launch Smartphone App for Public Use


Technological advances have come a long way over the past few years. In cities and states all around the world police departments, fire departments and other types of emergency service providers have begun turning to technology and social media to aid them in fulfilling their duties and assisting the community in a more efficient and timely fashion. In keeping up with our advancing society, the Braintree Police Department recently launched a new smartphone app which residents and the general public can use to get information pertaining to crimes in their area, find department phone numbers and email addresses, submit questions to officers within the department, as well as submit anonymous crime tips. The app is officially named My Police Department, or MyPD for short, and was developed by Peabody-based Wired Blue. Due to its popularity the app is now being used by more than 43 local police departments and campus police departments throughout the state of Massachusetts. It is available as a free download for either iPhone or Android users.

If you have been accused of committing a crime in Quincy or any of the surrounding areas, it is vital that you seek legal representation at once. Even in cases where an anonymous tip has been called in, or an eyewitness claims to have captured the crime in progress on his or her cell phone, an accomplished criminal lawyer may be able to help you obtain a reduction in charges or get the charges against you dismissed in their entirety. Dave Flanagan is a former private investigator who is known for having aggressive litigation skills and a unique ability to provide our clients with a strong strategy for their defense. Before you speak with investigators or give your statement to the police, we recommend you call our office and schedule to meet with a Quincy criminal lawyer first. Understanding your legal options and knowing how to proceed with your case could mean the difference between your incarceration and your freedom.