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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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News

Teen burglarizes home, leaves MySpace logged in

Deputies said they found empty soda and food containers, and some marijuana on a coffee table - Full Story

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Facebook leads Mont. cops to Calif. parole jumper

Some of the 47-year-old's posts mentioned snow and winning $600 playing Keno - Full Story

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Bomb instructions on Facebook targeted abortion clinics

The 26-year-old will plead guilty to distributing information on making and using explosives - Full Story

Columns

P1 Tech Help: Facebook and the law officer John Rivera - P1 Technology Helpdesk

P1 Tech Help: Facebook and the law officer

Facebook has proven its ability to aid in revealing criminals, threatening job security, and limiting (even eliminating) personal privacy - Full Story

Videos

Man fights with Denver PD on bridge (Full version)

This is the complete video of an incident on a bridge in Denver between a man and the police. According to a P1 member, the prior version was edited by the man's lawyer.
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NJ police post drunk driver mug shots to Facebook

Some question the ethics of posting these details on a page that can be viewed by millions of users - Full Story

In-depth News

LEOs on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media

LEOs on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media

A generation of new officers has grown up with access to social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and YouTube.

It’s changing the way cops interact with one another and with the public, but the ability for LEOs to be published instantly online also carries the potential for controversy, which ex-sheriff's office employee Jessie Lunderby (in the above photo) learned the hard way.

- Full Story



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