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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. man caught selling mushrooms on Craigslist

The Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies saw a Craigslist ad offering "shrooms cyanescens," featuring pictures of illegal mushrooms - Full Story

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Seattle police to tweet stolen car descriptions

Will publish the color, year, make, model, body style and license plate numbers - Full Story

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Facebook flames spark real-world stabbing

Facebook flames spark real-world stabbing

Should the cops patrol social networks to anticipate potential violence in the real world? - Full Story

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Conn. man says cop swiped his sex tapes

He says the officer forwarded sexually explicit videos that were on his confiscated cell phone - Full Story

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Cops on the Internet: Make haste slowly

By PoliceOne Staff This is not your grandfather’s Facebook. Nor is Twitter the same as when I was... - Full Story

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iWatch Dallas: Crime Stoppers for the Facebook generation Lauri Stevens - Social Media & Law Enforcement

iWatch Dallas: Crime Stoppers for the Facebook generation

The new tipping program is designed to appeal to young people and working parents who might be reluctant use Crime Stoppers tipping programs - Full Story

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NY man impersonates cop, rapes two women

Solicited "massages" on Craigslist then showed up dressed as a cop, raped the women, then threatened to bust them for prostitution if they turned him in - Full Story

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Cops get screened for digital dirt on Facebook

Critics say poking into police recruits' cyberspace goes too far - Full Story

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NY heroin dealers caught on Google Street View

NY heroin dealers caught on Google Street View

Google's surveillance cameras caught drug dealers in Williamsburg stuffing heroin packages into a lock box hidden behind the store's sign - Full Story



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