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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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February 11, 2014
You know you've been working dispatch too long when… P1 Community - The Question

You know you've been working dispatch too long when…

Between the 'regular' callers, the inaudible mumblers, the complete lack of useful information-givers,... - Full Story
January 30, 2014
New LexisNexis service keeps tabs on social media Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

New LexisNexis service keeps tabs on social media

Investigations increasingly involve evidence left in the cyber world, and the joint project with DigitalStakeout takes another step in that direction - Full Story
January 08, 2014
Facebook Forum: 10 'perks' to patrolling in the snow P1 Community - The Question

Facebook Forum: 10 'perks' to patrolling in the snow

With record-low temperatures all over the East Coast, just about everyone is staying indoors —... - Full Story
December 19, 2013
Facebook Forum: What's next for police in 2014? P1 Community - The Question

Facebook Forum: What's next for police in 2014?

We asked our Facebook fans what trends they expect or anticipate to take root in the coming year for... - Full Story
December 12, 2013
What administrators need to know about police social media managers Mike Bires - Social Media Strategies

What administrators need to know about police social media managers

It is our mission to make our departments look like the finest law enforcement officers (and people) on the face of the Earth — you have nothing to fear - Full Story
November 26, 2013
7 life lessons learned from the show 'Cops' P1 Community - The Question

7 life lessons learned from the show 'Cops'

When we posted a funny reflection about what the reality legal series “Cops” has taught us... - Full Story
November 13, 2013
How two cops found love in a PoliceOne chat room Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

How two cops found love in a PoliceOne chat room

The support they got on online forum helps two officers find camaraderie – and each other - Full Story
November 05, 2013
Take it from the vets: 10 pieces of advice for SWAT rookies P1 Community - The Question

Take it from the vets: 10 pieces of advice for SWAT rookies

If you're thinking about applying for your local SWAT unit because you just finished watching the... - Full Story
October 22, 2013
What to consider when setting up PD social media accounts Mike Bires - Social Media Strategies

What to consider when setting up PD social media accounts

There are dozens of networks your department could join — how do you make the most of your limited time? - Full Story
October 22, 2013
Engaging your community on Facebook C.L. Swinney - Social Media Concepts and Best Practices

Engaging your community on Facebook

What does undercover work have to do with law enforcement’s ability to effectively communicate with the community via social media? - Full Story



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