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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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October 08, 2011

World Zombie Day triggers police warning

Deputy commissioner Ross Barnett held an amusing press conference after a mock alert was sent out - Full Story
October 07, 2011

Military website introduces network for cops

Police.TogetherWeServed.com is a secure site for officers to document their service, connect to others - Full Story
October 01, 2011

Capitol Police react to Onion satire

The Onion tweets and article spoke of congressional leaders "brandishing shotguns and semiautomatic pistols" - Full Story
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



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