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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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September 26, 2011

LAPD scrambles to stay ahead of flash mobs

Social networks can be used to plan violence and other criminal activities - Full Story
September 26, 2011

Woman asks Facebook friends to report her robbery

Deprived of her phone, woman used her computer to report the crime - Full Story
September 02, 2011

Calif. college student accused of Facebook threat

Prosecutors say a student promised a Virginia Tech-style shooting - Full Story
August 29, 2011

Sheriff: Facebook boast leads to arrest

Authorities noticed a Facebook post by a man boasting about eluding officers - Full Story
August 20, 2011

Edmonton police to educate citizens via YouTube

Facebook, Twitter are also part of their social media strategy aimed at greater community engagement - Full Story
August 15, 2011

A new direction for policing: 3 social media themes

Defining privacy, blending policing with social media, and embracing the changing nature of information - Full Story
August 11, 2011

NYPD forms social media tracking unit

Twitter, Facebook units will scour social media sites for wrongdoing - Full Story
August 05, 2011

‘Virtual escort’ app to aid campus police

University police are adding an emergency situation mobile application that streams audio and video - Full Story
July 29, 2011

YouTube car crashes aid police in safe driving efforts

The Tucson Police Department has uploaded videos of collision to educate the public - Full Story
July 28, 2011

Fugitive taunts police on Facebook to catch him

'Catch me if you can. I'm in Brooklyn,' read the page - Full Story



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Social Media for Cops Columnists

Social Media Concepts and Best Practices Social Media Concepts and Best Practices
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Perspectives on Policing Perspectives on Policing
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