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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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January 06, 2016

Viral photo of Ill. cop’s good deed results in housing for homeless man

After a photo of a sergeant buying lunch for a homeless man went viral, the man was able to find a home - Full Story
January 04, 2016

Snapchat selfie helps Calif. cops find robbery suspect

The suspects fled in the stolen car, which is still missing - Full Story
December 29, 2015

Daughter cancels ambulance call for her 'dead' mom, actually 'just drunk'

A UK police department tweeted the unusual call and that mother and daughter were in 'high spirits' - Full Story
December 29, 2015

Trending Topics: 5 of the biggest trends in 2015 policing

By PoliceOne Staff In our special year-end ‘Trending Topics’ roundup, we’ve taken... - Full Story
December 23, 2015

Mont. man jailed after threatening to shoot boy over 'Star Wars' spoiler

Suspect became angry Thursday when he learned details about "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" from a Facebook friend - Full Story
December 23, 2015

La. police use dating app to catch man accused of phone theft

Officers posed as a woman on a dating app and arranged a meeting with the suspect at a Lafayette hotel - Full Story
December 18, 2015

Philly police talk tough about Star Wars spoilers

A photo posted on the department's Facebook page shows two storm troopers seemingly getting arrested - Full Story
December 16, 2015
Roundtable: LE companies talk police problems, how they help solve them

Roundtable: LE companies talk police problems, how they help solve them

Three executives from private-sector police enterprises weighed in on the challenges facing law enforcement today - Full Story
December 15, 2015

Boston police seek public's help in finding missing 'SWAT Cat'

The Boston Police Department's SWAT team is looking for a stray that's become its unofficial mascot - Full Story



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