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Setting Goals for your Social Media Program

By: Lt. Tony Leonard, Georgia Tech Police Department Summary: Most law enforcement agencies are now using social media, but many haven’t clearly defined their goals for what they want to accomplish with social media. In this article, Lt. Tony Leonard offers some tips, tactics and techniques. Most of us wouldn’t think of taking to the road […]

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Setting Goals for your Social Media Program

By: Lt. Tony Leonard, Georgia Tech Police Department Summary: Most law enforcement agencies are now using social media, but many haven’t clearly defined their goals for what they want to accomplish with social media. In this article, Lt. Tony Leonard offers some tips, tactics and techniques. Most of us wouldn’t think of taking to the road […]

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blog, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, SM Tools, SM Use | Comments Off on Minneapolis Police and Target offer free social media training for police

Minneapolis Police and Target offer free social media training for police

SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING for law enforcement Presented by Target and the Minneapolis Police Department Hosted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension No Cost to Attend. Space is Limited. POST Board credit has been applied for. Target and the Minneapolis Police Department have teamed up to offer training for metro area law enforcement on the use of social media in policing. Today’s law enforcement agencies are inundated with need-to-know issues every day and never before have something so profoundly affected modern policing as has social media. In this session, the widely recognized authority on social media in law enforcement teams up with the Deputy Chief and visionary at the police agency that has led the way. Toronto Police Deputy Chief Peter Sloly and Lauri Stevens of LAwS Communications will discuss the key leadership issues and strategies to succeed with implementing and managing interactive social technology at your agency. The Toronto Police Service is highly regarded as one of the most forward-thinking law enforcement agency users of interactive digital tools in the world, especially for community engagement, but also crime prevention and investigation. Come learn about the strategies they are employing. Dates: January 21 and 22, 2013 Time: 9:00 am to...

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Lauri Stevens, law enforcement, LinkedIn, SM Tools, SM Use, social media | Comments Off on Social Media Quick Tip: Set a Custom URL on LinkedIn

Social Media Quick Tip: Set a Custom URL on LinkedIn

It’s always a good idea to set your own uniform resource locator (URL), aka Web address, on every platform that allows it. We’ve already covered how to do that on Facebook here. Because more and more police officers are joining L...

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Lauri Stevens, law enforcement, LinkedIn, QuickTips, SM Tools, SM Use, social media | Comments Off on Social Media Quick Tip: 3 Reasons Why LEOs Should be on LinkedIn

Social Media Quick Tip: 3 Reasons Why LEOs Should be on LinkedIn

Among them—it’s a secure, professional networking resource. LinkedIn is a fantastic tool for law enforcement professionals. This online community offers a more sophisticated sharing environment, greater privacy controls and less concern that your data can be compromised by the carelessness of others. Following are three reasons why police officers should consider signing up: 1. It allows you to connect with other professionals around the world: Connecting with others on LinkedIn works much like Facebook where it must be accepted by the recipient of the request. The real ah-ha moment comes after you’ve connected with a few people and look at LinkedIn’s network statistics. It’s then that you might realize that with about 75 first-degree connections, you could be linked to a million or more at the third degree, all around the world. Think about the power of this if you wanted to make a career move or need information about an issue you’re dealing with in your police force. It’s also surprisingly easy to connect with leaders in your profession with whom you might not otherwise have such an opportunity. Next time you attend training with police professionals from around the world, make a point of finding them on LinkedIn...

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