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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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Fugitive taunts police on Facebook to catch him

'Catch me if you can. I'm in Brooklyn,' read the page - Full Story

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Facebook tip prevented Pa. man’s suicide

A friend in Calif. saw a distraught post and alerted Pa. cops - Full Story

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Police video showing how to make crack draws fire

Video 'intended to be informative,' said police spokesman - Full Story

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Police warrants to search Facebook profiles on the rise

Facebook regularly pushes back against law-enforcement "fishing expeditions," said a spokesperson - Full Story

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Calif. bill wouldn't limit cell phone evidence

Calif. legislation would allow cell phone evidence even if officers extracted the information without asking a judge - Full Story

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Video: Slain officer speaks of faith vs. police work

Memphis officer Timothy Warren posted a video to YouTube in the months before he was fatally shot - Full Story

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Officers threatened after Emily Good arrest

Rochester police officers involved in the arrest of activist Emily Good, who filmed a traffic stop and posted the video online, have had threats made against them - Full Story

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iPhone apps could mean trouble for law enforcement

'Find my iPhone' and others could make it difficult to collect evidence from a suspect's cell phone - Full Story

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Charge dropped against NY woman arrested filming cops

Police Chief James Sheppard said facts didn’t support the charge - Full Story

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iPhone app enables secret police recording

OpenWatch bills itself as "a counter-surveillance using cellular phones as a way of monitoring authority figures" - Full Story



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