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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

Amber Southard Talks About Periscope And Law Enforcement

Amber Southard Talks About Periscope And Law Enforcement
From KABC3 Alabama - The Gulf Shores Police Department has found a way to use Twitter's Periscope App to help directly communicate with the people. About two weeks ago Corporal Josh Coleman with the Gulf Shores Police Department says he stumbled across the app. After further research, Corporal Coleman wrote an article on how the app can help bridge the gap between law enforcement and the community...
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National Law Enforcement Week 2015 References

National Law Enforcement Week 2015 References
This year's National Law Enforcement Week will be between Monday, May 11th and Saturday, May 16th. However, the 21st Annual Blue Mass will be held on Tuesday, May 5th at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Here are some key websites to help with publishing on social media. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial To view information about the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, click her...
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Going LIVE on social media!

Going LIVE on social media!
Law Enforcement has embraced several social media platforms in recent years as several administrators have quickly discovered how beneficial they are.  Social media has increased opportunities to communicate directly with the community and allowed the agency to release messages that cannot be construed by outside sources. Recently, Twitter unveiled a new (barely a month old) video live-stream...
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One Easy Way To Defeat The Grammar Police

One Easy Way To Defeat The Grammar Police
Spelling and grammar problems for law enforcement social media managers can be a thing of the past if the Grammarly browser plugin is used. Look, I know we are required to write good police reports. I started out my career handwriting reports, however, I use electronic devices to complete my reports now. I say electronic devices because, with today's technology, I might be using the MDC in my poli...
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Thanks To Facebook, Another Child Returned Safely To Parents

Thanks To Facebook, Another Child Returned Safely To Parents
On April 19th, A 2-year-old child was found in an Aurora, Colorado restaurant, with the parents nowhere to be located. The Aurora Police Department posted on their Facebook and Twitter pages photos and information about the child, in an effort to get more information about her, and find her parents.  Thanks to the shares and re-tweets on social media, Aurora PD's efforts were successful. The ...
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Saving A Child's Life Through Social Media

Saving A Child's Life Through Social Media
"he didn't realize anything was awry until Wednesday morning when he saw an Amber Alert about the alleged kidnapping on social media." After I woke up this morning, I did my daily ritual of checking the news for anything that might need my attention. In doing so, I came across this article on my local ABC Television website, titled "Babysitter Calls 911 To Say He's Watching Abducted Child." Natura...
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