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How Police Use Facebook and Twitter

Posted Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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How Police Use Facebook and Twitter Facebook isn't just a place to catch up with old friends or brag about your latest vacation anymore. Police are taking to Facebook and Twitter to interact with their communities. It opens up an easy way to share tips and get information. But police are also using social media to catch criminals. Join host Mike McIntyre to talk about how police are using social media.


Courts/Crime - Fire/Law Enforcement


Jennifer Ciaccia, Detective and Public Information Officer for the Cleveland Division of Police
Tracy Johnson, intellectual property lawyer at Calfee Halter & Griswold
David Oliver, Brimfield Police Chief
Joshua Seney, Sylvania City Police Sergeant
Lauri Stevens, Media Consultant for Law Enforcement

Additional Information

International Association of Chiefs of Police 2012 Social Media Survey
Police embrace social media as crime-fighting tool
Ohio Police Chief’s Facebook Page Where Criminals Are “Mopes” Draws “Likes” From Around the World

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