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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 09, 2014

Texas police chief assists in drunk driving arrest

Chief followed the driver for about two blocks before pulling the driver over - Full Story
June 07, 2014

Supreme Court rules on legality of threatening speech

the Supreme Court is being asked to clarify the First Amendment rights of people who use violent or threatening language on electronic media where the speaker's intent is not always clear - Full Story
June 04, 2014
Mass. trooper writes touching tribute to fallen K-9

Mass. trooper writes touching tribute to fallen K-9

K-9 partner had to be put down unexpectedly after being diagnosed with cancer - Full Story
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



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