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.
I was speaking recently with a group of cops and the topic of Facebook came up. Each of us had at least one story about somebody we know/knew who had made an ill-advised post to the massive social networking service. - Full Story
The NYPD's investigation into Facebook comments on a page about the West Indian Day Parade raises a constitutional free speech issue about whether officers should watch what they say, online and off. - Full Story