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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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May 07, 2014

Md. police call off plans to live-tweet prostitution sting

Police in Maryland say they decided against live-tweeting a prostitution sting because of security concerns - Full Story
May 02, 2014

Video: Ind. cop strikes K-9 multiple times, placed on leave

A K-9 officer has been placed on administrative leave after a video capturing him striking his K-9 and lifting him by the leash was posted to YouTube - Full Story
May 02, 2014

Md. officers to live-tweet prostitution sting

The department will live-tweet everything from arrests to suspect photos as they conduct a sting - Full Story
April 29, 2014

Protestor arrested at military base thanks cops for professionalism

Russell De Young sent a heartfelt letter to the Hampton Police Department thanking them for their handling of the incident - Full Story
April 23, 2014

NYPD's Twitter request for photos from public backfires

A request by the New York City Police Department has backfired — in a very public way - Full Story
April 10, 2014

'Tweeting troopers' take citizens on digital ride-alongs

In an age where the world is hungry for information, the KHP formed the Tweeting Troopers as a way to share traffic warnings and tips - Full Story
April 02, 2014

FF under investigation after post about police 'killing suspects'

The department has a social media policy and appropriate action will be taken after the investigation - Full Story
April 02, 2014

Calif. cops trace pros and cons of social media

One department's Facebook page is now devoted to cold cases in hopes that online discussion will generate new leads - Full Story
March 31, 2014

Mich. woman caught violating probation after cop sees Facebook boast

22-year-old was put on probation for a drunken driving conviction in 2012 and was called in for a random breathalyzer test - Full Story



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