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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

DUI Checkpoints and Social Media

DUI Checkpoints and Social Media
Originally posted in the Daily Local News Unlike their predecessors of 10 or 20 years ago, those who investigate and prosecute drunken driving crimes today have never-before-seen potential roadblocks and advantages, thanks to social media. “It’s a brave new world, absolutely,” said Max Little, traffic safety resource prosecutor for The Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association. Social media can...
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7 Most Important Facebook Settings For Law Enforcement

7 Most Important Facebook Settings For Law Enforcement
I am often asked, “What are the best settings I should have for my Facebook  account?”  And of course, I reply, “the worst settings are no settings at all.”  I don’t know if that helps much, but it does make a valid point.   If you don’t take the time to review your account settings, on any social media platform for that matter, then ...
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National security and a critical ingredient, social media

National security and a critical ingredient, social media
19 February 2015 Next week the Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott will present a security statement to Parliament ahead of the impending release of the joint review by New South Wales State and Commonwealth Government into the Sydney Siege . The siege took place in Martin Place, Sydney over 17 hours, 15-16 December 2014 in which the perpetrator and two victims died. The report will provide man...
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Video, Cops And Twitter - Let's Get It On!

Video, Cops And Twitter - Let's Get It On!
So when something new hits a social media platform, it's like Christmas. Some new feature or design seems to awaken the creative thoughts in my head. Last night, when I did my last check of social media for the day, I hit the Twitter app button to be surprised with a blue screen appearing on the phone. Unlike the "blue screen of death" this was "the blue screen of life!" The words on the screen to...
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The Secret of Never Dying On Facebook

The Secret of Never Dying On Facebook
When that unfortunate day arrives and you leave the earth, your life on Facebook can continue on, thanks to the "Legacy Setting" now found on the Facebook platform. If you follow these simple tips to keep your page alive (no pun intended), you will live on among your friends. Click on the upside down triangle on the right side of the blue bar at the top of your Facebook page. Click on Settings . C...
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Targeting Your Facebook Posts

Targeting Your Facebook Posts
Did you know you can target your Facebook posts to certain groups of people? This feature is only available on business pages, so you can’t use it on your personal Facebook page. Most likely, if set up properly, your department's Facebook page is a business page. Let’s say you want to post an article to be viewed only by people who live in your community? Or maybe you want to share some crime prev...
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