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#Poltwt Wrap-Up

          The third Global Police Tweet-a-thon is just behind us. According to Bright Planet the third #poltwt saw over 15,000 original tweets from 1,000 unique users. A map of the officially registered users is on Google. The most common device or app used was Twitter for iPhone, followed by the web-based […]

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#Poltwt Wrap-Up

The third Global Police Tweet-a-thon ist just behind us. According to Bright Planet the third #poltwt saw over 15,000 original tweets from 1,000 unique users. A map of the officially registered users is on Google. The most common device or app used was Twitter for iPhone, followed by the web-based twitter app and then Twitter […]

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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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