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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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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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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 - Full Story

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Launch nears for police social media site BlueLine

Launch nears for police social media site BlueLine

Created by former LAPD chief Bill Bratton, BlueLine lets officers share their expertise, insight and information securely - Full Story

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Medical center employee makes hateful comments following officer’s death

A University of Maryland Medical Center employee is being investigated after making disparaging comments on her Facebook page about the death of Officer First Class Jason Schneider.

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Facebook 'Likes' leads to surf riot suspect's arrest

The suspect, proud of his actions, 'liked' the Huntington Beach Police Department's picture #15 and shared it with friends - Full Story

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Tweets help change manslaughter charge to murder

18-year-old Cody Hall of Calif. is accused of killing a bicyclist while driving 80 in a 40mph zone; boasted on Twitter about how fast he liked to drive - Full Story



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