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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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March 17, 2011

Teen uses Facebook to alert cops in mom's domestic

He wrote, "Would somebody please call 911 - my mom's boyfriend won't let her use the phone." - Full Story
March 08, 2011

Video: Cops arrest three after Delaware brawl goes viral

Investigators are glad the crimes were recorded, but say they do not yet know the videographer's identity - Full Story
February 27, 2011

Philly PD launches "Video Villains" to catch crooks via social media

Program aims to use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others to generate case leads - Full Story
February 22, 2011

Gangster rapper who claimed brutality joins department he once sued

Roberto Acevedo Jr. (aka Young Reek) now patrols the streets he once rapped about for the department he once sued - Full Story
February 21, 2011

Facebook threats aimed at Ind. cops, wives

Ind. police department receives threats online - Full Story
February 19, 2011

Facebook posts add to Dallas cop's troubles

"I threw my boot at him, Jerry Springer style, and nailed him in the face," Cpl. Cat Lafitte wrote on Facebook this week - Full Story
February 18, 2011

Houston Chief: Please stop harassing my officers

"Rhetoric can give someone a free pass to assault a police officer or kill a police officer and I'm not going to allow that" - Full Story
February 14, 2011

Ore. driver films speedometer at 140 mph, gets arrested

He said he was videotaping his speedometer as well as his arrest so that he could post the video to YouTube - Full Story
January 27, 2011

Crime Stoppers marks 30 years of taking tips

3 decades, 27,500 tips, and 7,000 cases solved - Full Story



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