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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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Criminals come out in droves on Facebook

You might not believe just how stupid criminals can be when it comes to social media. Officer John Gay makes them pay for it - Full Story

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Are criminals with iPhones and Droids monitoring you?

The new iPhones and Andriod phones are equipped with every fancy feature you could imagine. You can even... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Facebook pulls cop killer Jamie Hood’s fan page

While the page immediately became a target of controversy, it also gained support: Nearly 2,000 people “liked” it - Full Story

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Videos: Miami beach cops face 'angry mob'

According to police and firefighters, the arrests shown in the YouTube videos are the peak of the troubled week - Full Story

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Teen impersonated cop on Facebook for sex

The report states that the woman was not the only one in her circle of friends to be receiving messages by this "officer" - Full Story

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BlackBerry apps spotlight sobriety checkpoints

Four U.S. senators have worked to restrict the use of downloadable phone apps that alert drivers to DUI checkpoints - Full Story

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Facebook job post gets agency 400 applicants

The department’s Facebook page has more than 4,500 followers and admins post multiple times a day - Full Story

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Video: Chi. cops drop gang members in rival turf?

CPD: "The conduct that is alleged does not reflect the behavior and core values of the men and women of the Chicago Police Department nor our commitment to serve the community in a professional manner" - Full Story

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Video: Physical arrest goes viral on YouTube

An investigator who spent time at the sheriff's office analyzes the video and says she has no problem with the force - Full Story

Columns

How to protect your online reputation Dr. Richard Weinblatt - Weinblatt's Tips

How to protect your online reputation

Much like having an excellent credit score at the credit reporting firms, a good online reputation can smooth the path for a badge bearer - Full Story



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