An app allows users to record their interaction with police and securely store the footage using “military grade encryption”.
Should the user be arrested, they can immediately contact the Legal Lifelines team for advice.
Who have, coincidentally, produced the app!
Mr Herford, 38, said: “We know that BAME people, as well as minority communities such as Travellers, are likely to experience disproportionately negative outcomes at work, or when engaging with the authorities.
“We aim to empower them with the knowledge they need to protect themselves by bringing them critical information on legal issues that affect them such as stop and search, county lines, human slavery and protest law.”
Oh, really? And here's me thinking you were just fishing for more trade...
The collaborative effort will combine some of the most skilled lawyers in the country with the determined efforts of the charity and entertainment sectors to provide access to the best advice.
Oh, I always go to the entertainment sector for legal advice! Doesn't everyone?