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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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Mich. woman arrested after cop sees Facebook boast

22-year-old was put on probation for a drunken driving conviction in 2012 and was called in for a random breathalyzer test.
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Mich. woman caught violating probation after cop sees Facebook boast

22-year-old was put on probation for a drunken driving conviction in 2012 and was called in for a random breathalyzer test - Full Story

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Conn. police turn to Facebook to solve crimes

The department started using its 'Like' page to post evidence to generate leads.

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Conn. police turn to Facebook to solve crimes

The department started using its 'Like' page to post evidence to generate leads - Full Story

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Tweeting tragedy: Inside Dallas PD's social media strategies Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Tweeting tragedy: Inside Dallas PD's social media strategies

Your town has an online community whether your department is a part of it or not. Why not take advantage of that to better engage your community? - Full Story

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Man offers to shoot citizen for 100 retweets, arrested

Police have arrested a 20-year-old Los Angeles man who allegedly threatened to shoot a random pedestrian if his Twitter post was retweeted a hundred times - Full Story

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15 ways law enforcement has changed (for better or worse) P1 Community - The Question

15 ways law enforcement has changed (for better or worse)

Whether through technology, policy, or leadership, law enforcement is always evolving. Some changes ar... - Full Story

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City of Austin apologizes to cops for controversial 'police problem' tweet

The city of Austin has apologized for a tweet advising visitors attending South By Southwest to contact the police monitor's office if they have a problem with officers - Full Story

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Ga. cops' heroic 'diaper duty' photo goes viral

Two Georgia officers responding to a shoplifting complaint found two small children desperate for a diaper change - Full Story

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Video of NOPD cops doing 'the Wobble' goes viral

Winston Harbin and his partner decided to join in on the fun while working at a Carnival.



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