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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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June 03, 2014

Video: Motorcycle driver arrested after pursuit posted to PD's Facebook

April 4 pursuit reached speeds of up to 115 miles per hour - Full Story
June 02, 2014

Man friends victim on Facebook day after robbing her

Woman received a Facebook friend notification and recognized the sender as the man who robbed her - Full Story
May 17, 2014
Okla. sheriff's tweets among most popular in US

Okla. sheriff's tweets among most popular in US

The tweeting has helped the agency develop an identity among residents who typically don't have much interaction with law enforcement - Full Story
May 15, 2014

CEO behind police social network charged with hit-and-run

The CEO of Nextdoor, a social network designed to help neighbors connect with each other and police, was charged Wednesday - Full Story
May 14, 2014

Social media playing key role in Calif. sheriff's race

Social media networks are playing a role for the first time ever in a Merced County sheriff's campaign - Full Story
May 12, 2014

Social media a tool, potential pitfall for Ore. cops

The Portland Police Bureau and a growing number of agencies are pressing into sites like Facebook and Twitter - Full Story
May 09, 2014

Facebook leads police to Nev. kidnap suspect

Police say they used social media to track a suspected kidnapper from the San Francisco Bay Area to a hotel-casino in northern Nevada - Full Story
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



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