The Torch mobile app is a national standard of reporting crime, city issues and school problems through an easy-to-use app for citizens. With real-time, two-way communication, government agencies can send location-based alerts during emergencies, or request additional tip information from anonymous sources in order to take action, obtain warrants and build court cases.
The Closewatch Dashboard for agencies works with the Torch app to streamline your non-911 tips and 311 services. As your community sends text, video and photo tips, they’re delivered to your Closewatch Dashboard where advanced AI routes information to the local agency most equipped to handle it.
More than a decade was spent working with members of law enforcement, the FBI, DHS, and the U.S. Military to develop this anonymous, information collecting and routing technology, implemented with a non-government marketing approach. Since its launch in select cities, Torch has quickly become the most successful crime-stopping program in existence: