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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 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
March 20, 2012
Case study: A PD's social media solution to community relations Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Case study: A PD's social media solution to community relations

The Redwood City Police Department has added Nixle to an already-robust social media strategy which already includes Facebook, Twitter, and CodeRED - Full Story
January 26, 2012
On the Internet, silence cannot be misquoted Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

On the Internet, silence cannot be misquoted

There have been occasions right here on PoliceOne that a comment has been posted we felt might be harmful to the person posting — we delete those whenever we find them - Full Story
August 05, 2011
Using social networking sites as an investigative tool Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Using social networking sites as an investigative tool

Leverage the Internet to search beyond just “status updates” and messages — look for images, photographs, and captions, especially on Facebook, Twitpic and Flickr - Full Story
June 14, 2011
Taking a public safety message to the street with Twitcam Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

Taking a public safety message to the street with Twitcam

Kerry Blakeman, a Chief Inspector at West Midlands Police (Coventry) in England, had observed his daughter... - Full Story
April 24, 2011
Facebook secure browsing for officer safety Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

Facebook secure browsing for officer safety

And the implications for department social media policy - Full Story
April 18, 2011
Lessons learned after one year of #SMILEcon Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

Lessons learned after one year of #SMILEcon

Law enforcement has woken up to realize that social media isn’t just about where their officers get themselves in trouble - Full Story
March 22, 2011
How to protect your online reputation Dr. Richard Weinblatt - Weinblatt's Tips

How to protect your online reputation

Much like having an excellent credit score at the credit reporting firms, a good online reputation can smooth the path for a badge bearer - Full Story



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