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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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Saving lives using social media (Part 2)

Real Time Crisis addresses the paradigm shift in communication and recognizes the necessity of need to improving services in light of shrinking resources - Full Story

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Social media gaining ground with Mass. police

Massachusetts state police are the leading state department on Twitter with more than 72K followers - Full Story

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What to consider when setting up PD social media accounts Mike Bires - Social Media Strategies

What to consider when setting up PD social media accounts

There are dozens of networks your department could join — how do you make the most of your limited time? - Full Story

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Engaging your community on Facebook C.L. Swinney - Social Media Concepts and Best Practices

Engaging your community on Facebook

What does undercover work have to do with law enforcement’s ability to effectively communicate with the community via social media? - Full Story

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Cops and agencies awarded for social media excellence Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Cops and agencies awarded for social media excellence

The second annual ConnectedCOPS Awards recognized 8 individual officers or police agencies for their pioneering efforts - Full Story

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Social media fueling Chicago gang wars

Reach of online presence has violence spreading far beyond traditional gang 'turf' boundaries, police monitoring of social sites critical to stemming flow - Full Story

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Ohio police chief invites 85K Facebook fans to party

Ohio police chief invites 85K Facebook fans to party

His posts mixing humor, blunt opinion, community engagement and rants has drawn a huge audience, 1000 are expected to show - Full Story

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ICE launches 'Operation Predator' app

The app contains information about child sexual abuse and exploitation fugitives and allows users to submit tips online - Full Story

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Man who confessed fatal DUI crash in viral video charged

Matthew Cordle is charged with a misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol - Full Story

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Ohio man posts video confession of fatal crash online

22-year-old Matthew Cordle had been a suspect in the June crash but was not charged.



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