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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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Investigating Twitter: Mining social media for intel Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Investigating Twitter: Mining social media for intel

What are some social media best practices in the area of crime prevention, investigation, and enforcement? - Full Story

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Infographic: Twitter makes inroads into police work Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Infographic: Twitter makes inroads into police work

In the days following the Boston Marathon bombings, the number of "followers" for the @Boston_Police Twitter handle increased more than 500 percent in less than three weeks - Full Story

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Waitress fired after bashing Okla. police on Facebook

After a previous negative experience with police, she snapped a picture of three cops and added a threatening caption - Full Story

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Facebook Forum: New scenarios for your simulator P1 Community - The Question

Facebook Forum: New scenarios for your simulator

In the first week of May, we asked our Facebook fans what new scenarios they would program into their agencies' use-of-force or driving simulators if they had the option.... - Full Story

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What do you think about the 'sovereign citizen' movement? P1 Community - The Question

What do you think about the 'sovereign citizen' movement?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “For those in law enforcement, what are your thoughts on the sovereign citizen movement?” Tim Dees... - Full Story

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YouTube removing bomb-making videos ASAP

YouTube and other viral video sites are struggling to keep up with the amount of reported videos due to such a high volume of content - Full Story

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Facebook helps cops crack 45 year old case

Authorities say a Facebook posting has helped police figure out who was driving a car that fatally struck a 4-year-old girl 45 years ago - Full Story

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Facebook Forum: 10 funny habits that follow you off-duty P1 Community - The Question

Facebook Forum: 10 funny habits that follow you off-duty

When we came across a funny instance of an off-duty cop’s on-duty habits following him on a date, we... - Full Story

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Law enforcement 2.0: How to build your virtual police department

An effective partnership with your community today means an awareness and a unique media presence - Full Story

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Gangs rat selves out by bragging on Twitter

East Harlem has been cleared of 63 dangerous gangsters who openly incriminated themselves in slang-filled, misspelled postings on Twitter - Full Story



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