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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 investigating officers' Facebook comments

The New York Times said it obtained a copy of postings made on the Facebook page, titled "No More West Indian Day Detail" - Full Story

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Law enforcement learns to ‘like’ Facebook

Forays into social media manage to nab criminals in unexpected ways - Full Story

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Cops shut down pedophile-catching 'superheroes'

Cops shut down pedophile-catching 'superheroes'

The latest incident in what seems to be a growing trend of citizens donning superhero outfits and trying to fight crime had a trio of teenagers arrested. Dressed as Batman and the Flash, they pretended to be young girls online and set up meetings with potential sexual predators. - Full Story

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Cops shut down pedophile-catching 'superheroes'

A vigilante trio of teenagers filmed encounters with sexual predators - Full Story

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Video: Stephen Colbert jabs at citizens filming cops

Citizen activist Jimmy Justice’s goal is 'exposing police misconduct' - Full Story

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Police post Facebook crime tips to educate community

Crime reduction officer: Tips obvious, but surprising how people forget - Full Story

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Video: Cops can mimic the ‘dancing shoplifter’ YouTube clip to ID suspects

Police in New Jersey say that YouTube has helped them solve three recent cases - Full Story

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Judge won't be charged over video beating

Judge won't be charged over video beating

A Texas family law judge whose daughter secretly videotaped him savagely beating her seven years ago won't face criminal charges because too much time has elapsed, police said. - Full Story

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Police: Judge won't be charged over video beating

Hillary Adams, now 23, posted the 8-minute clip on YouTube last week that shows her father viciously lashing her with a belt - Full Story



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