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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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As homicides drop, Chicago police focus on social networks of gangs

The city organized a closed-door, maps-out, all-hands "gang audit" which identified about 60 active gangs - Full Story

Videos

Ohio chief lauded for firing back at Kanye West

Brimfield Township Police Chief David Oliver took to Facebook to challenge the rapper after he compare his job to policing.

Videos

'Silent night, make the burglar run in fright'

Huddersfield, West Yorks police have recorded a crime-fighting parody version of the classic carol Silent Night urging people to stay safe over Christmas.

News

Comedian learns why you should never prank cops

Randy Liedtke's iPhone cookie prank backfired on him, and he let the Twitter world know about it - Full Story

Columns

What administrators need to know about police social media managers Mike Bires - Social Media Strategies

What administrators need to know about police social media managers

It is our mission to make our departments look like the finest law enforcement officers (and people) on the face of the Earth — you have nothing to fear - Full Story

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Woman monitoring police scanner unknowingly Tweeted husband's death

Woman monitoring police scanner unknowingly Tweeted husband's death

She tweeted about a tragic fatal accident to her followers after hearing it come over the police scanner - Full Story

Columns

7 life lessons learned from the show 'Cops' P1 Community - The Question

7 life lessons learned from the show 'Cops'

When we posted a funny reflection about what the reality legal series “Cops” has taught us to ... - Full Story

News

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."

News

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



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Social Media for Cops Columnists

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with John Rivera
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with Mike Bires