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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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October 10, 2012
How agencies are using social media to manage crisis response Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

How agencies are using social media to manage crisis response

Responding quickly — both physically and via social media — can help instill public confidence that the police are aware of, and responding to, an alleged crime in your jurisdiction - Full Story
October 02, 2012
Survey: Citizens want cops on Facebook Hayley Hudson - Stories from the Beat

Survey: Citizens want cops on Facebook

In results released at IACP, respondents said they're only minimally informed of local police activities - Full Story
September 19, 2012
Why cops have fewer rights than criminals Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Why cops have fewer rights than criminals

What do police officers need to know about the 1st and 4th Amendment rights of public employees? - Full Story
September 19, 2012
Case law on public employees' 1st and 4th Amendment rights Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Case law on public employees' 1st and 4th Amendment rights

As I had said in my column on criminals having more rights that cops, when it comes to free speech, protesters... - Full Story
August 30, 2012
P1 First Person: Social Media OPSEC PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Social Media OPSEC

The law enforcement community has recently been too informative when describing their successes using social media - Full Story
July 31, 2012
Infographic: How police investigators are using social media Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Infographic: How police investigators are using social media

An overwhelming majority of investigators using social media for investigative purposes are “self... - Full Story
July 12, 2012
Facebook Forum: What made you want to become a police officer? P1 Community - The Question

Facebook Forum: What made you want to become a police officer?

By PoliceOne Staff Why did you become a cop? It's a question we recently posed to our Facebook fans.... - Full Story
May 22, 2012
Beware of police impersonators online Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

Beware of police impersonators online

No one makes a protective vest for a cop on Facebook - Full Story
May 02, 2012
Phila. detective makes a convincing case for Twitter patrols Hayley Hudson - Stories from the Beat

Phila. detective makes a convincing case for Twitter patrols

Not just about people-pleasing, online initiatives can build trust and solve crimes - Full Story
March 27, 2012
Online patrols: How one Finnish cop tracked youth crime Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

Online patrols: How one Finnish cop tracked youth crime

Finnish COP named National Police Officer of the Year for investigations in social media - Full Story



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Social Media for Cops Columnists

10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Perspectives on Policing Perspectives on Policing
with Loraine Burger