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#myNYPD – not an altogether bad idea, just not fully baked

Let NYPD do anything in social media and it makes news that reverberates across geographies. The perception is that if NYPD does it this way, so should we. That’s a recipe for disaster for sure. The problem with this latest social media initiative from NYPD is that it lacks planning, a proactive strategy and thoughtful […]

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Law Enforcement to Monitor Crowdsourced Intel with Mobile Safety App at Boston Marathon

Citizens urged to support Boston Marathon safety by downloading VizSAFE mobile app to instantly share photos and videos with first responders Boston, MA USA – April 15, 2014 – VizSAFE, the only universal mobile crowdsourcing safety app and community website, today announced it will be monitored by law enforcement during the 118th Boston Marathon. VizSAFE, […]

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Law Enforcement to Monitor Crowdsourced Intel with Mobile Safety App at Boston Marathon

Citizens urged to support Boston Marathon safety by downloading VizSAFE mobile app to instantly share photos and videos with first responders             Boston, MA USA – April 15, 2014 – VizSAFE, the only universal mobile crowdsourcing safety app and community website, today announced it will be monitored by law enforcement during […]

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Law Enforcement to Monitor Crowdsourced Intel with Mobile Safety App at Boston Marathon

Citizens urged to support Boston Marathon safety by downloading VizSAFE mobile app to instantly share photos and videos with first responders             Boston, MA USA – April 15, 2014 – VizSAFE, the only universal mobile crowdsourcing safety app and community website, today announced it will be monitored by law enforcement during […]

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Finding a solution for public records and social media in law enforcement

When Deputy Mark Gregory set out to launch a social media presence for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, he knew he was bound to face a few obstacles. Like any law enforcement agency posting communications on sites such as Facebook and Twitter, he would need to justify the usage of each site to his internal […]

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Finding a solution for public records and social media in law enforcement

                When Deputy Mark Gregory set out to launch a social media presence for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, he knew he was bound to face a few obstacles. Like any law enforcement agency posting communications on sites such as Facebook and Twitter, he would need to justify the […]

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Finding a solution for public records and social media in law enforcement

                When Deputy Mark Gregory set out to launch a social media presence for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, he knew he was bound to face a few obstacles. Like any law enforcement agency posting communications on sites such as Facebook and Twitter, he would need to justify the […]

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Why police should be on Facebook: Lessons from the NSW Police Force’s Project Eyewatch strategy

IntroductionSocial media has become a useful and ubiquitous tool of modern policing. After a slow start, policing organisations worldwide have embraced the medium’s potential for engaging with the pubic, adopting an imaginative array of policing strategies based around Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and many other social media platforms. Scholars too have turned their attention to the […]

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Augmented Reality, a Reality?

For several years there has been talk and speculation about what augmented reality (AR) would really become, what it could or for that matter couldn’t do and why would we care? Well, here it is, but wait, it has already been in use for several years so why are we just now hearing more about […]

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Augmented Reality, a Reality?

For several years there has been talk and speculation about what augmented reality (AR) would really become, what it could or for that matter couldn’t do and why would we care? Well, here it is, but wait, it has already been in use for several years so why are we just now hearing more about […]

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