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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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Calif. police use Pinterest board for stolen items

Through the Pinterest online bulletin board, police officers are uploading photos of recovered goods - Full Story

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You know you've been working dispatch too long when… P1 Community - The Question

You know you've been working dispatch too long when…

Between the 'regular' callers, the inaudible mumblers, the complete lack of useful information-givers, and the... - Full Story

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Dallas chief wants officers tweeting from crime scenes

Dallas Police Chief David Brown wants police officers to operate with social media in mind.

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Dallas chief wants officers tweeting from crime scenes

Dallas Police Chief David Brown wants police officers to operate with social media in mind - Full Story

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Minn. man arrested for threatening to kill cops on Twitter

Minn. man arrested for threatening to kill cops on Twitter

A 20-year-old man upset over a speeding ticket from a state trooper turned to Twitter to threaten to kill the trooper and other officers - Full Story

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New LexisNexis service keeps tabs on social media Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

New LexisNexis service keeps tabs on social media

Investigations increasingly involve evidence left in the cyber world, and the joint project with DigitalStakeout takes another step in that direction - Full Story

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Calif. police hop on social media

The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office is joining many of its brethren in law enforcement in ramping up its social media presence - Full Story

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SC cops fight crime with tweets

When Barry Norman was shot and killed in Fountain Inn last year, police used his social media account to help identify suspects.

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SC cops fight crime with tweets

When Barry Norman was shot and killed in Fountain Inn last year, police used his social media account to help identify suspects - Full Story

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NYPD Commissioner tweets from closed-door meeting

Message sent during weekly Compstat meeting at 1 PP announces creation of official Twitter account for Bratton - Full Story



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