Seeing great results from SLMPD Mobile! First official arrest as a result of our app made yesterday after an anonymous tip for panhandling.— Chief Sam Dotson (@ChiefSLMPD) June 2, 2016
@ChiefSLMPD FANTASTIC. Maybe you can get that huge non-clearance on homicides down with a few more panhandling arrests!— Mark L.L.C. Loehrer (@PubPolHist) June 3, 2016
@ChiefSLMPD Shame on you! Maybe they are unemployed or mentally ill and needed some compassion. In stead of offering help you offered jail.— Black Girl Justice (@dodi70) June 3, 2016
@ChiefSLMPD this app should be used to Anonymously report fascist police that harass our homeless neighbors.— ₩e$t Florissant Ave (@ThatsRacistAF2) June 3, 2016
Uber, but for having desperate human beings locked in cages because they slightly inconvenienced you for a second. pic.twitter.com/JCdj9SJxfE— Ryan J. Reilly (@ryanjreilly) June 3, 2016
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