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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 12, 2016

NY officers deliver baby on highway

A woman was sitting in the front seat with the baby's head crowning - Full Story
January 10, 2016

Wash. police free 12 women, seize sex trade site

Authorities seized a website called The Review Board, which they said had about 20K members around the country - Full Story
January 07, 2016

RI police delete Facebook post calling attempted thieves 'stupid'

The suspects tried to swipe hubcaps from patrol vehicles in the department's parking lot - Full Story
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

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