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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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June 03, 2011

Twitter strategy fails UK cops during bomb threat

Police refused to comment about explosive device, then launched communication using hashtag #watfordbomb - Full Story
May 25, 2011
Facebook page bypasses authorities, claims child abuse

Facebook page bypasses authorities, claims child abuse

Father of two-year-old alleges ex-wife and boyfriend abused girl, seeks custody - Full Story
May 25, 2011

Facebook page creators falsely allege police brutality, apologize

Sisters of man arrested in Colo. delete page that falsely accused cops of "severely" beating him - Full Story
May 22, 2011

Facebook posts lead to deputy's departure

Co-workers' complaints cited along with online anti-Obama comments - Full Story
May 20, 2011

Facebook to fight child porn with help from Microsoft

Facebook will use PhotoDNA, an image analysis technology co-invented by Microsoft, to scan all images uploaded to site - Full Story
May 18, 2011

On-duty NY cop kills self after Facebook post

Officer Philip Chlanda was distraught after girlfriend's Facebook posts indicated she may have been seeing someone else - Full Story
May 18, 2011

Video: Vegas police adapt to YouTube era

Cops learning to deal with increasing number of agitators who look to film police - Full Story
May 11, 2011

Cops arrest Ill. boy who made Facebook sex-ranking list

Crude list ranked girls at Oak River High School by their sexual characteristics and behaviors - Full Story
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



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