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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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NYPD Commissioner tweets from closed-door meeting

Message sent during weekly Compstat meeting at 1 PP announces creation of official Twitter account for Bratton - Full Story

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Gangs find new home on the Internet

Gangs find new home on the Internet

As social media has increasingly become part of daily life, both gangs and law enforcement are trying to capitalize on the reach of this new digital world - Full Story

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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

Columns

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

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

Just about everyone is staying indoors — everyone but the cops. But it’s not all frigid an... - 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

Columns

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

Videos

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

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.



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Social Media for Cops Columnists

Police Liability and Litigation Police Liability and Litigation
with Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq.
Social Media Strategies Social Media Strategies
with Mike Bires