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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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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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Cop not disciplined for pro football player's autograph

Determined Ray Rice didn't get special treatment and there was no quid pro quo for the autograph - Full Story

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Teen burglarizes home, leaves MySpace logged in

Deputies said they found empty soda and food containers, and some marijuana on a coffee table - Full Story

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Facebook leads Mont. cops to Calif. parole jumper

Some of the 47-year-old's posts mentioned snow and winning $600 playing Keno - Full Story



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