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Social Media for Cops

Social Media for Cops

In the Social Media for Cops section you’ll find news reports and expert articles dealing with all things social media. Facebook and Twitter are being used by officers to connect with each other, with the public, and with departments around the world, sometimes for fun and other times to help solve crimes.
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Fla. police: Officer justified in take-down move on viral video

A dash cam video shows officer struggling to put woman in handcuffs before taking her forcefully to the ground - Full Story

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La. PD’s PSA aims to educate public on what to do when stopped by cops

A police department created a video detailing how to act during a traffic stop - Full Story

Columns

RISE Honorees: How #supportblue is shining a light on the 'quiet majority' of cop supporters Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

RISE Honorees: How #supportblue is shining a light on the 'quiet majority' of cop supporters

Support Blue is an awareness campaign designed to bring attention to those who believe in and support the men and women of law enforcement - Full Story

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NC police investigating ‘creepy’ cloaked figure near playground

Police are investigating viral images that sparked fear among residents - Full Story

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Calif. police launch FAQ webpage for officer-involved shootings

The webpage is to help questions residents have about how officer-involved shootings are investigated - Full Story

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Ky. officer turned away from Chuck E. Cheese’s for carrying firearm

Ky. officer turned away from Chuck E. Cheese’s for carrying firearm

The officer was in a marked polo shirt which is within the restaurant’s policy for carrying firearms - Full Story

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5 inspiring police stories this week

By PoliceOne Staff We’re looking for a short, snappy series name (i.e. “Helping Hands:”)... - Full Story

Videos

Philadelphia Police Department recruits with a 90s commercial

The department repurposed a 90s Sizzler commercial to recruit new officers.

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Maine cops also use Facebook to try and snag drug dealers

Another department has employed the viral social media post that asks drug dealers to out their competition - Full Story

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Restaurant employee fired after refusing to serve cop sandwich

A Jimmy John’s employee was fired after refusing to serve cop - Full Story



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