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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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April 07, 2011
NM cop learns risks of social media, Facebook the hard way

NM cop learns risks of social media, Facebook the hard way

Comments posted online can ruin court cases and cost officers their jobs - Full Story
April 04, 2011

Criminals come out in droves on Facebook

You might not believe just how stupid criminals can be when it comes to social media. Officer John Gay makes them pay for it - Full Story
March 29, 2011

Facebook pulls cop killer Jamie Hood’s fan page

While the page immediately became a target of controversy, it also gained support: Nearly 2,000 people “liked” it - Full Story
March 29, 2011

Videos: Miami beach cops face 'angry mob'

According to police and firefighters, the arrests shown in the YouTube videos are the peak of the troubled week - Full Story
March 28, 2011

Teen impersonated cop on Facebook for sex

The report states that the woman was not the only one in her circle of friends to be receiving messages by this "officer" - Full Story
March 26, 2011

BlackBerry apps spotlight sobriety checkpoints

Four U.S. senators have worked to restrict the use of downloadable phone apps that alert drivers to DUI checkpoints - Full Story
March 24, 2011

Facebook job post gets agency 400 applicants

The department’s Facebook page has more than 4,500 followers and admins post multiple times a day - Full Story
March 24, 2011

Video: Chi. cops drop gang members in rival turf?

CPD: "The conduct that is alleged does not reflect the behavior and core values of the men and women of the Chicago Police Department nor our commitment to serve the community in a professional manner" - Full Story
March 24, 2011

Video: Physical arrest goes viral on YouTube

An investigator who spent time at the sheriff's office analyzes the video and says she has no problem with the force - Full Story
March 21, 2011
Cops arrest bigamist using Facebook wedding photos

Cops arrest bigamist using Facebook wedding photos

Although Richard Leon Barton Jr. did defriend his wife on Facebook, he never got around to divorcing her - Full Story



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