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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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Minn. man arrested for threatening to kill cops on Twitter

Minn. man arrested for threatening to kill cops on Twitter

A 20-year-old man upset over a speeding ticket from a state trooper turned to Twitter to threaten to kill the trooper and other officers - Full Story

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New LexisNexis service keeps tabs on social media Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

New LexisNexis service keeps tabs on social media

Investigations increasingly involve evidence left in the cyber world, and the joint project with DigitalStakeout takes another step in that direction - Full Story

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Calif. police hop on social media

The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office is joining many of its brethren in law enforcement in ramping up its social media presence - Full Story

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SC cops fight crime with tweets

When Barry Norman was shot and killed in Fountain Inn last year, police used his social media account to help identify suspects.

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SC cops fight crime with tweets

When Barry Norman was shot and killed in Fountain Inn last year, police used his social media account to help identify suspects - Full Story

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NYPD Commissioner tweets from closed-door meeting

Message sent during weekly Compstat meeting at 1 PP announces creation of official Twitter account for Bratton - Full Story

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Gangs find new home on the Internet

Gangs find new home on the Internet

As social media has increasingly become part of daily life, both gangs and law enforcement are trying to capitalize on the reach of this new digital world - Full Story

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How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief

How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief

The viral video was just the beginning of what would become a nearly six-month hiring process that would end with the selection of Lee Dobrowolski as Hillsboro's soon-to-be police chief. - Full Story

Columns

Facebook Forum: 10 'perks' to patrolling in the snow P1 Community - The Question

Facebook Forum: 10 'perks' to patrolling in the snow

With record-low temperatures all over the East Coast, just about everyone is staying indoors — ev... - Full Story

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6 times police dominated social media in '13

Police are always cautious when it comes to if and how they’ll use social media to their advantage.... - Full Story



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