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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 26, 2011

BlackBerry apps spotlight sobriety checkpoints

Four U.S. senators have worked to restrict the use of downloadable phone apps that alert drivers to DUI checkpoints - Full Story
March 24, 2011

Facebook job post gets agency 400 applicants

The department’s Facebook page has more than 4,500 followers and admins post multiple times a day - Full Story
March 24, 2011

Video: Chi. cops drop gang members in rival turf?

CPD: "The conduct that is alleged does not reflect the behavior and core values of the men and women of the Chicago Police Department nor our commitment to serve the community in a professional manner" - Full Story
March 24, 2011

Video: Physical arrest goes viral on YouTube

An investigator who spent time at the sheriff's office analyzes the video and says she has no problem with the force - Full Story
March 21, 2011
Cops arrest bigamist using Facebook wedding photos

Cops arrest bigamist using Facebook wedding photos

Although Richard Leon Barton Jr. did defriend his wife on Facebook, he never got around to divorcing her - Full Story
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



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