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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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Tech 2009: The year in review and the years to come Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Tech 2009: The year in review and the years to come

The technology that supports the mission of law enforcement is evolving at an ever-increasing rate. Ev... - Full Story

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Trapster — A source in search of a crowd Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Trapster — A source in search of a crowd

Let’s get this out of the way right up front: The notion that someone can use an application ca... - Full Story

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What prevents young cops from training to win? Jim Glennon - Surviving the Streets

What prevents young cops from training to win?

By Lt. Jim Glennon, Lombard, IL (ret.)Apathy, denial, procrastination, and fear...Having spent almost 3... - Full Story

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October 2009 MHz Update: The FCC, the LMR letter, and D-Block reallocation Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

October 2009 MHz Update: The FCC, the LMR letter, and D-Block reallocation

The PoliceOne MHz Update provides a quick look into what’s current in mobile communications an... - Full Story

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Gangs use social media to find members

When you join social-networking sites like Facebook, be careful who you become friends with. More gang members are joining the networks and operating online.
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Top 10 social networking tips for cops Dr. Richard Weinblatt - Weinblatt's Tips

Top 10 social networking tips for cops

In the wake of the widely-known “Texas waitress” photos which led to the firing of one Mi... - Full Story

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Inter-agency comms: From PTT phones to P25 radios Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Inter-agency comms: From PTT phones to P25 radios

Every day, police officers, fire fighters, paramedics, and other public safety professionals have to... - Full Story

In-depth News

Police use Facebook to fight crime

Police use Facebook to fight crime

SYCAMORE, Ill. — Facebook and MySpace aren't just for connecting with friends. Police are using these Web sites to catch criminals.

"I'm always amazed at what people put on [social Web sites]," said Sycamore, Ill., Police Sgt. Steve Cook who works in the investigative department. - Full Story

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Active shooters in schools: Arming campus cops is elementary Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Active shooters in schools: Arming campus cops is elementary

A mass-notification system can mitigate various issues after a campus shooting happens, but it’s not going to stop the active shooter - Full Story

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Wis. duo put stolen TASER on YouTube

By Jacqueline Seibel The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel WAUKESHA, Wis. — A Town of Waukesha man is... - Full Story



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