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As the founder of LawEnforcement.Social, I am excited to have you visit not only the website, but my blog page as well. I hope you enjoy my articles and find them helpful in whatever you may be doing.

If there is a topic you want me to write about or have a question for us, please make sure to contact me via any of the options throughout this website. I'll do my best to contact you as soon as possible.
Mike Bires

How To Fix Nixle Pictures

How To Fix Nixle Pictures
Have you ever seen a Nixle message after you added images to it and published it to the public? You'll find that they look pretty unprofessional because they force all the text to the left in the body of the message. This is caused by the text not wrapping around the picture. There is a small process you can learn to work around this design flaw. I've created a quick video walking through the step...
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The SGVLESM Meeting And Meet David Basulto

The SGVLESM Meeting And Meet David Basulto
Today, Thursday, August 13, 2015, the San Gabriel Valley Social Media Group will be meeting at the Burbank Police Department in California. In this episode, we do a "pre-game" show for our attendees and tell them what to expect for training. We leveraged the power of podcasting, coupled with the meeting, to amp up the attendees and draw some attention to the event as well. We will update this blog...
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Episode 11 - Facebook Groups For Law Enforcement

Episode 11 - Facebook Groups For Law Enforcement
The business world is embracing the use of Facebook Group pages. This is especially true for small business owners, who don't have the capital to pay Facebook for it's advanced advertising options. Because of this, many have flocked to the group feature. In doing so, they uncovered some really great features. Notifications With a Facebook group, members of the group will receive a notification whe...
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How To Deal With Haters On Periscope

How To Deal With Haters On Periscope
Recently, during the 2015 National Night Out, I used the Periscope app to showcase the many great displays, people, businesses and attendees of this hugely successful event. Held in several cities on the first Tuesday in August, members of the law enforcement community, residents and business owners get together to stand against crime. The Haters Were Awakened Our first couple of live video stream...
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Episode 10 - A Recap of The LESM Conference

Episode 10 - A Recap of The LESM Conference
Do you know how to feature a video on your department's Facebook page? Want to learn more about the presenters of The Law Enforcement Social Media Conference recently held online? Consider attending the Digital Engagement Strategies For Government Public Affairs training coming up in Washington D.C. Featured Video on Facebook In our podcast, Marc spoke about the benefits of making an uploaded vide...
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Episode 9 - A Book About Twitter For Law Enforcement

Episode 9 - A Book About Twitter For Law Enforcement
In Episode 9 of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, we interview the author of the book, "How To Use Twitter - A Guide For Law Enforcement." Chief Billy Grogan's book is set to be released on Amazon on July 20th, 2015. About The Book This book walks you through the basics of setting up a Twitter account, such as selecting a username or "handle," to creating your header photo. Chief Grogan of...
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