Met Police Report on the Self Evident App
"Since launch Self Evident has succeeded in:
Read the full MPS Report here.
Despite its proven value, the Met Police has said it is not prepared to help meet the costs of the App and Service, as explained here. Since this decision is now being questioned by a number of MPs we will continue to run this public service at our own expense until the Summer. We hope public funds can then be provided to enable this public service to continue to help police officers, victims and witnesses work together to reduce crime.
If you've come across evidence that suggests someone is connected to terrorism, now you can use the Self Evident app to do the right thing.Repeatedly rated a top app.*****
Self Evident is the convenient and effective way for people across England & Wales to engage with the police for free. With 27,000 registered users already and in successful use every day, it is tried and tested. Click here to get yours now.
“You can show when and where you were and attach photos”
“Its really helpful you can describe the event and capture the emotion of what happened”
“It gives you confidence. It’s almost like having a witness with you”
The app makes it easy for you to
- safely store photo and video evidence of the incident,
- record a reliable statement,
- validate the evidence you have captured
- file an incident report with the police from your smartphone.
The app particularly helps the police identify and support repeat and vulnerable victims. A new hate crime feature requested by The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime in London and the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner includes third party reporting. When welcoming this feature as mayor, Boris Johnson said the app "will help increase reporting even further, boosting confidence, reducing repeat offences and helping victims get the support they need".
Watch this Police video on how easy the app is to use:
Click here to watch the BBC News feature on the app.
As a means to report non-emergency crime, the Self Evident app is not only free but also better. Click here to read how the police will respond to your report.
The image below shows what a Self Evident report about Terrorism can look like. This is how reports and evidence appear and are managed in users' accounts and also how police access the crime report and evidence:
The Self Evident app is a simple, secure and smart tool that helps us all turn the tables on terrorism.
The app is a simple, secure and smart way for victims and witnesses to make a report and help the police to cut crime, whether it's anti-social behaviour, burglary, car crime, child abuse, criminal damage, domestic violence, forgery, fraud, harassment, hate crime, mugging, police misconduct or complaints, robbery, sex crime, stalking, street violence, terrorism or theft.
Witness Confident and Just Evidence
The App and the Service are provided by Just Evidence, a social enterprise. You can find out about how the service operates, how the validation works, how your privacy and security are protected and other free reports by visiting JustEvidence.org. Witness Confident promotes the crime reporting functions and benefits of the app.
Report Terrorism - Secure Evidence - Deter Terrorism