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Law enforcement learns to ‘like’ Facebook

Forays into social media manage to nab criminals in unexpected ways

By Kirk Brown
Anderson Independent-Mail

ANDERSON, S.C. — A growing number of law enforcement agencies, including the sheriff's offices in Anderson and Pickens counties, are creating Facebook pages to enlist the public's help to solve crimes.

"It's the wave of the now," said Chad McBride, spokesman for the Anderson County Sheriff's Office, which created its second Facebook page last month.

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