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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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Teen brags about vandalizing cop's memorial, gets caught

Teen brags about vandalizing cop's memorial, gets caught

The boy stole a bronze dove commemorating a cop killed by Chris Dorner, then posted pictures to Instagram - Full Story

Videos

Texas police catch burglar 5 minutes after Facebook post

After finding the suspect, police responded to his taunting "catch me if you can" post saying "We caught you five minutes after you posted this."

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Texas police catch burglar 5 minutes after Facebook post

After finding the suspect, police responded to his taunting "catch me if you can" post saying "We caught you five minutes after you posted this" - Full Story

Videos

LAwSComm Capabilities

Nobody knows social media and law enforcement like LAwSComm, a promotional video.

Columns

How two cops found love in a PoliceOne chat room Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

How two cops found love in a PoliceOne chat room

The support they got on online forum helps two officers find camaraderie – and each other - Full Story

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Teen behind website targeting witnesses of crimes in custody

The Instagram account "rats215" had featured affidavits and photos of victims and witnesses in criminal cases - Full Story

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Philly police probe website targeting witnesses of crimes

Police believe a teen is behind an Instagram account that exposes witnesses of crimes, referring to them as 'rats' - Full Story

Columns

Take it from the vets: 10 pieces of advice for SWAT rookies P1 Community - The Question

Take it from the vets: 10 pieces of advice for SWAT rookies

If you're thinking about applying for your local SWAT unit because you just finished watching th... - Full Story

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SC police chief's post sets off Facebook frenzy

Marijuana-activists viewed the chief's comment as threatening - Full Story

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Boston police keep city safe after World Series victory

Boston police keep city safe after World Series victory

Throughout the night, the Boston police department had tweeted cautionary messages, encouraging fans to "Celebrate with pride" - Full Story



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