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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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January 08, 2016
7 of the biggest issues facing law enforcement in 2016 Paul Cappitelli - The Elephant in the Room

7 of the biggest issues facing law enforcement in 2016

Take a moment to reflect upon these issues and analyze your agency's readiness - Full Story
November 24, 2015
Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them)

Law enforcement leaders are now faced with seemingly impossible tasks, and yet they are accomplishing those things despite difficult conditions - Full Story
November 10, 2015
How Ferguson changed my job as police chief Kenneth Berkowitz - The Suburban Chief

How Ferguson changed my job as police chief

We take our marching orders from the citizens we serve, so we need to be flexible, innovative, and fearless enough to change with the expectations of our residents - Full Story
November 03, 2015
Why police agencies should embrace news media Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

Why police agencies should embrace news media

Working with – not against – news organizations will help you better control your agency's narrative - Full Story
October 01, 2015
Why (and how) police leaders should build the agency’s brand on Twitter John Vanek - Task Force Leadership

Why (and how) police leaders should build the agency’s brand on Twitter

Twitter should be appreciated as a tool to quickly and concisely relay useful information on important topics — it costs nothing, requires only a few minutes each day, and can pay tremendous dividends - Full Story
September 30, 2015
13 times you knew you were a cop P1 Community - The Question

13 times you knew you were a cop

By PoliceOne Staff There are parts of the job that can’t be shaken off at the end of the day like... - Full Story
September 18, 2015
Rapid Response: Chief's 'early retirement' offers reminders about cops and free speech Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: Chief's 'early retirement' offers reminders about cops and free speech

The courts have held that off-duty conduct will not be protected if the agency can prove a nexus between the offending conduct and the officer’s employment - Full Story
September 10, 2015
When officers become the target: How to protect yourself from doxing American Military University - In Public Safety

When officers become the target: How to protect yourself from doxing

Once an individual has been exposed through doxing, they may be targeted for online harassment - Full Story
August 26, 2015
RISE Honorees: How #supportblue is shining a light on the 'quiet majority' of cop supporters Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

RISE Honorees: How #supportblue is shining a light on the 'quiet majority' of cop supporters

Support Blue is an awareness campaign designed to bring attention to those who believe in and support the men and women of law enforcement - Full Story
June 15, 2015
8 privacy reminders for cops about living in the fishbowl Booker Hodges - Neighborhood Relations

8 privacy reminders for cops about living in the fishbowl

Given the current state of events in our profession, we need to teach new officers how to be prepared for life in the fishbowl - Full Story



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