FBI releases robbery app

first_img 4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) just made it a little easier for credit unions to track financial institution robberies in their geographic area with the release of a mobile app that helps identify suspects and sorts robbery incidents by date and location.The free app, which works with through its BankRobbers.fbi.gov web site, can be downloaded from Apple’s app store or Google Play.Using the app, robberies can be sorted by the date they occurred, the category they fall under (i.e., armed, serial bank robber), the FBI field office working the case, or the state where the robbery occurred.If location services on the user’s device are enabled, a map shows the relevant financial institution where a robbery took place in a geographic area. continue reading »last_img