Sample police department social media policies
These examples give you a look into how various departments have structured their approach
With social media’s role in law enforcement growing rapidly, we wanted to provide cops and departments with the building blocks for a sound policy.
From how you interact with the public to the way cops use these programs while off duty, these examples give you a look into how various departments have structured their approach. They might be useful in constructing your own policy.
- Investigative Use - How police officers use social media platforms to help solve crimes.
- Agency’s Use - How departments reach out and interact with the community, partly to build a relationship and partly to gather information.
- Off-Duty Employee Use - How cops should properly interact and behave on social media platforms.
- Brook Park (Ohio) PD
- Cumberland (Ind.) PD
- Minneapolis PD
- Northampton (Mass.) PD
- Saline County (Kan.) Sheriff’s Office
- U.S. Dept. of Defense
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