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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 24, 2011
P1 First Person: Instant communication with Nixle, Twitter, and Facebook PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Instant communication with Nixle, Twitter, and Facebook

When trying to compare and contrast the pros and cons of these three tools, the room begins to spin, but this simple breakdown might help - Full Story
February 20, 2011
A survival guide for cops on Facebook Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

A survival guide for cops on Facebook

The more I think about it, the more convinced I become that cops shouldn’t have personal profiles on Facebook - Full Story
February 08, 2011
The art of the hashtag on Twitter Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

The art of the hashtag on Twitter

By using the hashtag relevant to an event, you are injecting yourself into the conversation and spreading information - Full Story
February 03, 2011
Online videos about policing educate the public Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Online videos about policing educate the public

Reinforcing the message that cops in Denver are “making a difference, every day” an eleven-part series produced by DPD is getting positive feedback - Full Story
January 04, 2011
Social Media + Internet + Law Enforcement = SMILE Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

Social Media + Internet + Law Enforcement = SMILE

The second SMILE Conference will take place Jan. 10-12 in California - Full Story
November 29, 2010
iWatch Dallas: Crime Stoppers for the Facebook generation Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

iWatch Dallas: Crime Stoppers for the Facebook generation

The new tipping program is designed to appeal to young people and working parents who might be reluctant use Crime Stoppers tipping programs - Full Story
August 24, 2010
P1 Tech Help: Facebook and the law officer John Rivera - P1 Technology Helpdesk

P1 Tech Help: Facebook and the law officer

Facebook has proven its ability to aid in revealing criminals, threatening job security, and limiting (even eliminating) personal privacy - Full Story
August 11, 2010
Posing, performing, and conduct unbecoming Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

Posing, performing, and conduct unbecoming

Jessie Lunderby, 21, was fired by the Washington County (Ark.) Sheriff's Office following her nude appearance on Playboy.com as the "Cybergirl of the Week" - Full Story
August 11, 2010
Pitfalls for police officers on Facebook Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

Pitfalls for police officers on Facebook

There is increased frequency with which officers are being disciplined or finding themselves at the wrong... - Full Story
August 06, 2010
Update on social media policies for law enforcement Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

Update on social media policies for law enforcement

The following article originally appeared on ConnectedCOPS.Social media policy in law enforcement is... - Full Story



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10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief