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Most questions to Siri are innocuous: “Siri, what movies are playing tonight,” “Siri, what is today’s temperature?” But now Siri might offer some protection and comfort to many African-Americans who get pulled over and stopped by police.
There is a new feature for iPhones that will automatically record to police traffic stops after the user says “Siri, I’m getting pulled over.”
This option is part of a new feature for iPhones called Shortcuts, an app that lets you write scripts for the iPhone, and one of those shortcuts crafted by a Redditor called “Police, which records police interactions and texts a predetermined contact that you’ve been pulled over,” Business Insider reported. It will also send a video of the encounter to your contact.