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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 21, 2013
Investigating Twitter: Mining social media for intel Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Investigating Twitter: Mining social media for intel

What are some social media best practices in the area of crime prevention, investigation, and enforcement? - Full Story
May 21, 2013
Infographic: Twitter makes inroads into police work Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Infographic: Twitter makes inroads into police work

In the days following the Boston Marathon bombings, the number of "followers" for the @Boston_Police Twitter handle increased more than 500 percent in less than three weeks - Full Story
May 16, 2013
Facebook Forum: New scenarios for your simulator P1 Community - The Question

Facebook Forum: New scenarios for your simulator

In the first week of May, we asked our Facebook fans what new scenarios they would program into their... - Full Story
May 14, 2013
What do you think about the 'sovereign citizen' movement? P1 Community - The Question

What do you think about the 'sovereign citizen' movement?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “For those in law enforcement, what are your thoughts... - Full Story
April 18, 2013
Facebook Forum: 10 funny habits that follow you off-duty P1 Community - The Question

Facebook Forum: 10 funny habits that follow you off-duty

When we came across a funny instance of an off-duty cop’s on-duty habits following him on a date,... - Full Story
April 05, 2013
The Fallen Project: A documentary honoring officers Ken Hardesty - Excellence in Training

The Fallen Project: A documentary honoring officers

Sergeant Tom Marchese is leading a small group of working cops to make a two-hour feature film paying homage to America’s police officers killed in the line of duty - Full Story
March 29, 2013
4 ways to stay safe on Facebook Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

4 ways to stay safe on Facebook

At this year’s SMILE Conference, Officer Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department addressed the struggles officers have with technology ethics - Full Story
January 18, 2013
Speed, accuracy, social media, and 'the news' Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Speed, accuracy, social media, and 'the news'

In the case of Sandy Hook, social media technology compounded the scope — and the whopping number — of reporters' errors in the lemming rush to 'break' a news story - Full Story
January 10, 2013
Facebook Forum: What are your career goals for 2013? P1 Community - The Question

Facebook Forum: What are your career goals for 2013?

We asked our Facebook Fans for their response to the question “What have you set as your 2013 goals... - Full Story



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