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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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Detroit chief vows to find gang member who issued death threat

The death threat against Detroit Police Chief James Craig was made through social media by a gang member who is likely part of a criminal narcotic network - Full Story

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Controversial Pa. chief retires, starts reality show

Chief who gained notoriety for his profanity-laced Internet tirades about the Second Amendment and liberals has left his department - Full Story

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Book Excerpt: Investigating Internet Crimes

There’s a danger in the Internet and social media. The notion that information is enough, that more and more information is enough, that you don’t have to think, you just have to get more information - gets very dangerous - Full Story

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Texas police app reports incidents to union attorneys

When police encounter a sticky situation — ranging from officer-involved shootings to death in custody cases — there's now an app for that - Full Story

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Boy battling cancer asks for birthday cards from police

Boy battling cancer asks for birthday cards from police

Tyler Seddon is about to turn 7 and would like cards from his favorite first responders - Full Story

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Photo: Omaha cop bombarded with Valentine's cards

It was revealed that Sgt. Brian Smith had never received a valentine, so Omaha PD changed that - Full Story

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Roll Call: Off-duty cop kills robber, Widow fights for ballistic glass

Roll Call: Off-duty cop kills robber, Widow fights for ballistic glass

This week, we recap the police chief that wants his officers tweeting at crime scenes, a widow's fight for ballistic glass in squads, a reserve officer punished for carrying on school grounds, and more. (PoliceOne Image) Watch

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Biker taunts Texas police with extreme video

Alberto Rodriguez posted the video to his Facebook with the caption, 'Catch me if you can'.

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Biker taunts Texas police with extreme video

Alberto Rodriguez posted the video to his Facebook with the caption, 'Catch me if you can' - Full Story

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Ga. sheriff calls off Valentine's Day for safety

Oconee County's sheriff on Wednesday delayed Valentine's Day for people who have been trapped by the ice storm - Full Story



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Social Media Concepts and Best Practices Social Media Concepts and Best Practices
with C.L. Swinney
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with John Rivera