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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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How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief

How the 'best recruit video' found the perfect chief

The viral video was just the beginning of what would become a nearly six-month hiring process that would end with the selection of Lee Dobrowolski as Hillsboro's soon-to-be police chief. - Full Story

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Facebook Forum: 10 'perks' to patrolling in the snow P1 Community - The Question

Facebook Forum: 10 'perks' to patrolling in the snow

With record-low temperatures all over the East Coast, just about everyone is staying indoors — ev... - Full Story

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6 times police dominated social media in '13

Police are always cautious when it comes to if and how they’ll use social media to their advantage.... - Full Story

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Facebook Forum: What's next for police in 2014? P1 Community - The Question

Facebook Forum: What's next for police in 2014?

We asked our Facebook fans what trends they expect or anticipate to take root in the coming year for their department &... - Full Story

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Va. police create dating profile to catch perp

From blind date to blind-sided, dinner with a pretty woman turned into a day in court for one Richmond man. Richmond Police used some different and creative tactics to pick him up..

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Va. police create dating profile to catch perp

Police created a perfect match for Ryan Covington, and set up a blind date for the two to meet - Full Story

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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

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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.

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'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.

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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



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Social Media Strategies Social Media Strategies
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with Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq.