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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 Facebook survival guide for cops

A Facebook survival guide for cops

Two words that should never be used in the same sentence: Facebook and privacy. It’s not about slamming Facebook; it’s about behaving online in ways that don’t compromise your safety or the safety of your family. Mixing personal and professional

Columns

A survival guide for cops on Facebook Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

A survival guide for cops on Facebook

The more I think about it, the more convinced I become that cops shouldn’t have personal profiles on Facebook - Full Story

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Facebook posts add to Dallas cop's troubles

"I threw my boot at him, Jerry Springer style, and nailed him in the face," Cpl. Cat Lafitte wrote on Facebook this week - Full Story

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Houston Chief: Please stop harassing my officers

"Rhetoric can give someone a free pass to assault a police officer or kill a police officer and I'm not going to allow that" - Full Story

News

Ore. driver films speedometer at 140 mph, gets arrested

He said he was videotaping his speedometer as well as his arrest so that he could post the video to YouTube - Full Story

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The art of the hashtag on Twitter Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

The art of the hashtag on Twitter

By using the hashtag relevant to an event, you are injecting yourself into the conversation and spreading information - Full Story

Exclusives

Online videos about policing educate the public

Online videos about policing educate the public

Reinforcing the message that cops in Denver are “making a difference, every day” an eleven-part series produced by DPD is getting lots of positive feedback. - Full Story

Exclusives

Does your PD have a positive online image?

Does your PD have a positive online image?

"The biggest mistake I see in police agencies’ websites is I can’t tell who the target market is," says Cpt. Mike Parker of the LA County Sheriff’s Department. - Full Story

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Online videos about policing educate the public Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Online videos about policing educate the public

Reinforcing the message that cops in Denver are “making a difference, every day” an eleven-part series produced by DPD is getting positive feedback - Full Story



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