. “It is the perfect deterrent to crime. The last thing a perpetrator wants is a witness,” said Remer. The app is prepared for use when a person is alone and in a potentially unsafe situation. The app also sends emails and text messages to six friends and family members pre-listed as emergency contacts, transmitting a street map and the exact location of the individual and sounds off an alarm generating at the same time a light emission. All this with only one click. The app’s author is convinced this will help the crime prevention. The app is free to download, but costs $2.99 a month to use because cloud storage is involved “My goal is to put this on every phone in the world. I don’t know of anything you could have on your phone that is more important,” Remer said.