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.
What do police officers need to know about the 1st and 4th Amendment rights of public employees? From reader comments to articles I've published, one thing is clear: There's confusion amongst the ranks. - Full Story
Philadelphia police detective Joe Murray says he’s no different from the officers of 50 or 60 years ago who strolled the neighborhood on foot patrol, striking up conversations with residents. - Full Story
An officer in New Mexico realizes now, after being involved in a fatal OIS, that he should have thought harder before listing his occupation on Facebook as ''human waste disposal.''
A strict new policy