Mobile Application To Combat Insecurity in Costa Rica



Feeling insecure these days? Well, help is a far away as the reach for your smartphone.

Beginning Friday and “app” will allow the sending and receiving of information to police regarding incidents, conflict areas, “critical areas” and/or emergencies.

The “Seguridad Pública CR” (CR Public Safety), is an application (app) that will be available free for any Android phone on Friday and for iOS devices, that is the iPhone at the App Store in January.
According to the Director of Digital Government, Alicia Avendaño, the App was created by students of the  Instituto Tecnológico del Costa Rica (ITC) – Technological Institute of Costa Rica – and are working with other applications for the Ministry of Security.