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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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Del. cop knows how to 'Shake it Off' in viral clip

A video of a bald and burly Delaware police officer enthusiastically lip-syncing to Taylor Swift's "Shake it Off" is getting global attention.

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Video: Del. cop knows how to 'Shake it Off' in viral clip

A video of a bald and burly Delaware police officer enthusiastically lip-syncing to Taylor Swift's "Shake it Off" is getting global attention - Full Story

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Pittsburgh chief won't tweet after anti-racism sign flap

Chief has asked for a city investigation to determine if he broke regulations by retweeting a picture of him holding a sign saying, "I resolve to challenge racism @ work" with the hash tag "end white silence" - Full Story

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Man threatens Ill. officer in rap video, arrested

Man threatens Ill. officer in rap video, arrested

Faces felony charges after police say he threatened an officer by name on a rap video posted to Facebook - Full Story

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Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children

Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them - Full Story

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Texas cop shot in face during standoff recovering

Texas cop shot in face during standoff recovering

A Texas police officer shot in the face during a standoff Tuesday is recovering after undergoing jaw reconstruction surgery - Full Story

Columns

What cops should know about ‘checking in’ on social media Ron LaPedis - Private Industry and Public Safety

What cops should know about ‘checking in’ on social media

Are you and your family unknowingly broadcasting enough information to give an attacker a better chance to target you? - Full Story

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Instagram becomes treasure trove of evidence for Fla. cops

Recent South Florida cases stemmed from photos or video posted on Instagram, the fast-growing social media site - Full Story

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St. Louis man charged with threatening police on Twitter

Jason Valentine, 35, faces 10 felony counts of making a terrorist threat after several tweets in which he mentioned "Kill a Pig Night" - Full Story

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Teen arrested over replica gun pointed at cop car

Montrae Toliver, 17, was arrested Monday for allegedly making a terroristic threat after posting a picture with the caption, 'Should I do it?' - Full Story



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