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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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Philly police probe website targeting witnesses of crimes

Police believe a teen is behind an Instagram account that exposes witnesses of crimes, referring to them as 'rats' - Full Story

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Take it from the vets: 10 pieces of advice for SWAT rookies P1 Community - The Question

Take it from the vets: 10 pieces of advice for SWAT rookies

If you're thinking about applying for your local SWAT unit because you just finished watching th... - Full Story

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SC police chief's post sets off Facebook frenzy

Marijuana-activists viewed the chief's comment as threatening - Full Story

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Boston police keep city safe after World Series victory

Boston police keep city safe after World Series victory

Throughout the night, the Boston police department had tweeted cautionary messages, encouraging fans to "Celebrate with pride" - Full Story

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Saving lives using social media (Part 2)

Real Time Crisis addresses the paradigm shift in communication and recognizes the necessity of need to improving services in light of shrinking resources - Full Story

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Social media gaining ground with Mass. police

Massachusetts state police are the leading state department on Twitter with more than 72K followers - Full Story

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What to consider when setting up PD social media accounts Mike Bires - Social Media Strategies

What to consider when setting up PD social media accounts

There are dozens of networks your department could join — how do you make the most of your limited time? - Full Story

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Engaging your community on Facebook C.L. Swinney - Social Media Concepts and Best Practices

Engaging your community on Facebook

What does undercover work have to do with law enforcement’s ability to effectively communicate with the community via social media? - Full Story

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Cops and agencies awarded for social media excellence Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Cops and agencies awarded for social media excellence

The second annual ConnectedCOPS Awards recognized 8 individual officers or police agencies for their pioneering efforts - Full Story

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Social media fueling Chicago gang wars

Reach of online presence has violence spreading far beyond traditional gang 'turf' boundaries, police monitoring of social sites critical to stemming flow - Full Story



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Social Media for Cops Columnists

P1 Technology Helpdesk P1 Technology Helpdesk
with John Rivera
Social Media Concepts and Best Practices Social Media Concepts and Best Practices
with C.L. Swinney