OMG! Denton Police use "cops only" messaging site


Denton police weren't happy when a fake Twitter page showed up online. Instead, the department turned to an alternative service.

The Denton Police Department has started using Nixle.com, a site that only allows real cops to sign up.

"I had to fax them a copy of my police ID to prove that I was really who I said I was." said Officer Ryan Grelle, who is in charge of the department's Nixle page.

Nixle allows departments to send out e-mails or text-message alerts on everything from traffic problems to missing adults and kids, crime warnings and weather hazards.

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