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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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'Awesome' police tweet gets mechanic in search of weed fired

Toronto police decided to tweet back to acknowledge they saw the post - Full Story

Columns

Case Study: Fugitive unit supplements manpower with technology Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Case Study: Fugitive unit supplements manpower with technology

Pinellas County, Fla. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri shares how he reinstated an effective fugitive unit with limited resources - Full Story

Exclusives

Forget Facebook: Be a real-world friend

Forget Facebook: Be a real-world friend

In today's world of Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and LinkedIn, people are seemingly so caught up in the number of friends or followers they have that they've forgotten to seek to be worth knowing in the first place. - Full Story

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Facebook post helps cops catch serial dine-and-dasher

Facebook post helps cops catch serial dine-and-dasher

An annoyed restaurant decided to make the man's face public by posting it to their Facebook page - Full Story

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Photo: Cleveland kidnap survivor sends police ‘thank you’ note

Michelle Knight thanked police on behalf of herself and the other two victims for their help and support - Full Story

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Video: Pa. police chief makes profanity-laced 'apology'

Chief Mark Kessler posted a video to YouTube stating he had offended viewers in a previous video with his language - Full Story

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Facebook users rally for cop who leaked Tsarnaev photos

Facebook users rally for cop who leaked Tsarnaev photos

A "Save Sgt. Sean Murphy" group on Facebook had more than 34,000 "likes" 3 days after he released photos for which he might be punished - Full Story

Columns

Top 20 best and worst excuses for speeding P1 Community - The Question

Top 20 best and worst excuses for speeding

#5: "I wasn't speeding, I just got a haircut and it makes me look fast." - Full Story

Columns

Which laws do you least enjoy enforcing? P1 Community - The Question

Which laws do you least enjoy enforcing?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “Which laws do police officers least enjoy enforcing? The question att... - Full Story

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Fugitive caught after tweeting

Fugitive caught after tweeting "Catch me if you can"

Wanda Podgurski, 60, skipped out on her trial for insurance fraud before being caught - Full Story



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