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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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December 21, 2010

Facebook argument turns into police chase

The girl and her mother sent a threatening text message and then showed up armed with a gun - Full Story
December 08, 2010

Calif. man caught selling mushrooms on Craigslist

The Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies saw a Craigslist ad offering "shrooms cyanescens," featuring pictures of illegal mushrooms - Full Story
December 02, 2010

Seattle police to tweet stolen car descriptions

Will publish the color, year, make, model, body style and license plate numbers - Full Story
November 30, 2010
Facebook flames spark real-world stabbing

Facebook flames spark real-world stabbing

Should the cops patrol social networks to anticipate potential violence in the real world? - Full Story
November 30, 2010

Conn. man says cop swiped his sex tapes

He says the officer forwarded sexually explicit videos that were on his confiscated cell phone - Full Story
November 30, 2010

Cops on the Internet: Make haste slowly

By PoliceOne Staff This is not your grandfather’s Facebook. Nor is Twitter the same as when I was... - Full Story
November 17, 2010

NY man impersonates cop, rapes two women

Solicited "massages" on Craigslist then showed up dressed as a cop, raped the women, then threatened to bust them for prostitution if they turned him in - Full Story
November 15, 2010

Cops get screened for digital dirt on Facebook

Critics say poking into police recruits' cyberspace goes too far - Full Story
November 12, 2010
NY heroin dealers caught on Google Street View

NY heroin dealers caught on Google Street View

Google's surveillance cameras caught drug dealers in Williamsburg stuffing heroin packages into a lock box hidden behind the store's sign - Full Story



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