The Law Enforcement Social Media Blog

The authoritative resource for news and information about law enforcement social media. From Facebook and Twitter to YouTube and Nixle, we discuss social media and its use as the ultimate community policing tool.

Facebook Pages Are For The Community, Not The Police

Facebook Pages Are For The Community, Not The Police
In this episode of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, the crew is joined by Tim Burrows, a leader in law enforcement social media. Tim believes that police department Facebook pages should be focusing on and targeting the community, rather than solely the department's activities. Retired Toronto Police Sergeant Tim Burrows joins the crew this week on The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast...
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Cybersafety Tips, Questions and Answers for Parents of Teens

Cybersafety Tips, Questions and Answers for Parents of Teens
If you're the parent of a teen looking for some guidance, tips, and information about keeping your family safe online, then you should watch this video. It's an "easy read" as far as videos are concerned, as the law enforcement officers in this video share their knowledge, personal experience, and tips in a very relaxed and casual way. Hosted by Tony Moore, with guests Chris Meadows, Brett Shavers...
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This Week's Guest On COPS on BLAB: Sgt. Tim Burrows

This Week's Guest On COPS on BLAB: Sgt. Tim Burrows
This Thursday, October 15th, 2015, at 8 p.m. P/T, Sergeant Tim Burrows (Retired) will be joining our BLAB and Episode 21 of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast. About Tim Tim is one of the founding fathers of law enforcement social media, having spent 25 years as a police officer with the last several years of his career spent leading the charge for law enforcement to adopt social media as pa...
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We Take The Show To BLAB

We Take The Show To BLAB
In this episode of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, Arlen, Marc and I took the show onto the new live video streaming service called BLAB. We had a great time actually fielding some live questions and had some cameo appearances by Deputy Tony Moore of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department , and Mr. Jon "Mitch" Jackson, an attorney in Orange County who is breaking ground on social me...
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Check Out Latergramme and Some Tips For Instagram Users

Check Out Latergramme and Some Tips For Instagram Users
In Episode 18 of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast , we talk about a program to make your use and effectiveness of Instagram better, and we talk some Instagram basics.   Listen Now...   Latergramme Latergramme helps you manage your Instagram content and the scheduling of pictures from one place.  You can upload images from your computer, collaborate on your posts, manage one ...
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Cleaning Photos, Suicide Prevention and The ReThink App

Cleaning Photos, Suicide Prevention and The ReThink App
In this episode of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, Arlen Castillo discusses her favorite apps for cleaning photos, we discuss some good resources and tips for suicide prevention posts on social media, and we interview an awesome teen who’s making a difference in the fight against cyber bullying. Cleaning Photos So what is cleaning photos? This is a term we use around here for making sure...
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