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.

Online Fraud, Cheats and Liars. Protect and Prosecute

Online Fraud, Cheats and Liars. Protect and Prosecute
On this special episode of the Law Enforcement Social Podcast and COPS on Blab, we were joined by none other than the Streaming Lawyer, Mitch Jackson.  Mitch is a friend to the show and we are happy to have him on.  Mitch is not just a lawyer, but he is a well-known figure in the social media community. Listen or watch the show to learn how to be safe online and avoid online chats, frauds, and lia...
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How To Get Sued Over Your Social Media Content

How To Get Sued Over Your Social Media Content
On this episode of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast and COPS on Blab, we discussed the legalities of the visual content we use in social media. Everyone, regardless if you are in the law enforcement community or not, uses copy, video, images and infographics in the content they publish for their communities, fans and followers. Our guest on this episode is not only a personal manager for m...
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Does The 1st Amendment Cover This?

Does The 1st Amendment Cover This?
When you’re a police officer, you are held to a higher standard. There is no arguing that. If you think it’s unfair, then you should probably find another line of work.  If you believe you should be allowed to say whatever you want, then you should really find an outlet other than social media to voice your opinion. An officer in Marlin Texas decided to use his Facebook account to post s...
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