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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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May 11, 2011

Video: Teen films cop, goes viral on YouTube

The teen said he was filming a story about “unwarranted raids,” at which point the officer detained him - Full Story
May 06, 2011

Cop in Facebook scandal back after 'significant discipline'

He listed his job description as "human waste disposal" on his Facebook page - Full Story
April 27, 2011

Video: IHOP scuffle with Atlanta cops hits YouTube

Shortly after a woman makes contact with the officer, he throws a punch and then attempts to detain her as she resists - Full Story
April 19, 2011

Ex-officer allegedly threatened prosecutor

Man accused of targeting official in Facebook postings - Full Story
April 12, 2011

Study: Police increasingly peeping at Facebook, email, instant messages

Facebook told the news magazine Newsweek that it received 10 to 20 requests from police per day - Full Story
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



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