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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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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
October 22, 2013
Cops and agencies awarded for social media excellence Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Cops and agencies awarded for social media excellence

The second annual ConnectedCOPS Awards recognized 8 individual officers or police agencies for their pioneering efforts - Full Story
August 15, 2013
Tweeting your way to better community relations the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Tweeting your way to better community relations

Using social media has helped humanize police and improve relations with their communities - Full Story
August 09, 2013
Case Study: Fugitive unit supplements manpower with technology Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Case Study: Fugitive unit supplements manpower with technology

Pinellas County, Fla. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri shares how he reinstated an effective fugitive unit with limited resources - Full Story
July 21, 2013
Top 20 best and worst excuses for speeding P1 Community - The Question

Top 20 best and worst excuses for speeding

#5: "I wasn't speeding, I just got a haircut and it makes me look fast." - Full Story
July 15, 2013
Which laws do you least enjoy enforcing? P1 Community - The Question

Which laws do you least enjoy enforcing?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “Which laws do police officers least enjoy enforcing?... - Full Story
June 14, 2013
In law enforcement, is respect given or earned? P1 Community - The Question

In law enforcement, is respect given or earned?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “[In law enforcement,] is respect given or earned?”... - Full Story
May 28, 2013
4 ways social media can help police departments Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

4 ways social media can help police departments

You can’t measure the quality of your department by your social media presence, but you can change your community’s perception of your department - Full Story



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