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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.

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Mike Bires

I Built Your Live Stream Video Kit For You!

I Built Your Live Stream Video Kit For You!
Although I put the kit together, you still need to purchase it from your favorite camera vendor! At least you can use the info in this post to help you make your purchase. If you are like many social media marketers and enthusiasts, you’re probably getting into live video streaming apps like Periscope, Meerkat and NomadCast.  The benefits of these applications for law enforcement social media...
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Live Video Streaming

Live Video Streaming
As law enforcement social media managers become better acquainted with how the media operates and a mutual respect grows on both sides of the fence, we want to offer a tip which will benefit both the cops and the media. If you are in a smaller organization, in which one single high-profile incident can literally tie up the whole shift, then the last thing you need is the media calling to do an int...
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A Graphic Design Tool for Social Media Managers

A Graphic Design Tool for Social Media Managers
In this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, we review a new Facebook app, share a tip on taking notes and we speak to the co-founder of Snappa, Christopher Gimmer. Who Deleted Me Co-host Marc Marty found a new app which gives you a heads up which of your friends "un-friends" you on Facebook. The app, named "Who Deleted Me" is available for both iOS and Android devices. You can eve...
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Social Media Day, Chief Grogan's Book and The LESM Conference

Social Media Day, Chief Grogan's Book and The LESM Conference
In this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, I share some great tips I picked up from one of the presenters, Pat Flynn, at Social Media Day San Diego in beautiful San Diego, California, on Tuesday, June 30th. The day was awesome, with notable specialists and authors, presenting on various social media topics.  I'll cover more tips from some of the other presenters in upcoming ...
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Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors - The #PutTheNailinIt Campaign

Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors - The #PutTheNailinIt Campaign
On Sunday, June 14th, a domestic violence support organization out of New York, Safe Horizon , launched the #PutTheNailinIt campaign. With the help of Arnold New York, a 30-second video was completed pro-bono for the campaign. The campaign encourages people to paint their ring finger's nail purple and if possible, donate to the Safe Horizon organization, to show support for putting an end to domes...
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Ten Tips For Increasing Law Enforcement Social Media Engagement

Ten Tips For Increasing Law Enforcement Social Media Engagement
Here are the show notes for Episode 5 - If you haven't already done so, listen to this episode right here! Tip #1 - Research Your Mentors Find those agencies who replicate the online presence you would like to have. Don’t focus necessarily on their numbers, but rather the content they are publishing. See what it is that they are using to captivate people’s attention. You’ll also want to look at th...
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