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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.

Law enforcement social media managers can get inspired with great ideas, suggestions or examples of content they can use on their department's social media pages.

Mike Bires

10 Holiday Content Tips For Law Enforcement Social Media

10 Holiday Content Tips For Law Enforcement Social Media
It's time to start thinking about what you're going to post for the holiday season. As social media managers for law enforcement agencies, we know we are fighting the algorithms of the various social media platforms to get our message heard above the willing-to-pay large retailers and other businesses. Companies and retailers are spending plenty of...
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Content Calendar - May 2016

Content Calendar - May 2016
Wondering what to post for the month of May? Don't worry, we struggle with this all the time as well. Depending upon the activity level in your agency, you may be posting "call-produced" content (news releases, wanted flyers, action videos, or PSA's) frequently, or you might be struggling to figure out what to post so your presence doesn't look like you've gone on vacation. Here's some ideas for t...
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5 Content Marketing Tips For Law Enforcement

5 Content Marketing Tips For Law Enforcement
Stories make the social web go round. Did you know that the human brain is wired to remember stories? In fact we are 22 times more likely to remember a story than facts and figures alone, that’s according to Stanford University Professor, Jennifer Aker. Without digital stories (otherwise known as content) we wouldn’t have engagement, interaction or conversation. Therefore, a robust content marketi...
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5 Ways To Increase Community Engagement Using Social Media

5 Ways To Increase Community Engagement Using Social Media
Most police departments are searching for ways to improve their relationship with their community. Citizen Police Academies, Ride-Alongs and crime prevention programs are all designed to improve engagement and build a more positive relationship with the community. Unfortunately, only a small portion of the population will ever take the time to participate in one of these programs. In addition, mos...
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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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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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