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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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A new direction for policing: 3 social media themes

Defining privacy, blending policing with social media, and embracing the changing nature of information - Full Story

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NYPD forms social media tracking unit

Twitter, Facebook units will scour social media sites for wrongdoing - Full Story

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Using social networking sites as an investigative tool

Using social networking sites as an investigative tool

Leverage the Internet to search beyond just “status updates” and messages — look for images, photographs, and captions, especially on Facebook, Twitpic and Flickr. - Full Story

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Using social networking sites as an investigative tool Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Using social networking sites as an investigative tool

Leverage the Internet to search beyond just “status updates” and messages — look for images, photographs, and captions, especially on Facebook, Twitpic and Flickr - Full Story

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‘Virtual escort’ app to aid campus police

University police are adding an emergency situation mobile application that streams audio and video - Full Story

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YouTube car crashes aid police in safe driving efforts

The Tucson Police Department has uploaded videos of collision to educate the public - Full Story

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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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