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A Book About Twitter For Law Enforcement

A Book About Twitter For Law Enforcement

In Episode 9 of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, we interview the author of the book, "How To Use Twitter - A Guide For Law Enforcement."

Chief Billy Grogan's book is set to be released on Amazon on July 20th, 2015.

About The Book

This book walks you through the basics of setting up a Twitter account, such as selecting a username or "handle," to creating your header photo. Chief Grogan offers suggestions where you can obtain help for certain items, like graphics, for a small expense.

From there, you'll learn the language of Twitter. Chief Grogan goes over everything you need to know, such as tweets, retweets, and hashtags. He even offers suggestions of great accounts to follow, such as the Mountain View Police Department in California and the Boca Police Department in Florida.

As you progress through the book, you'll start learning more advanced techniques. From auto-posting messages to using video in your tweets, Chief Grogan makes it all understandable.

Although aimed at law enforcement social media, this book is helpful for any public safety type of social media.

So Who Is Chief Grogan?

Chief Grogan is a strong supporter, advocate, and participant in law enforcement social media.

Chief Grogan co-developed the award-winning Marietta Strategically Targeting Areas with Resources or "M-Star," community policing program while at the Marietta Police Department. In 2008, Chief Grogan presented a Senior Leadership Workshop on community policing to senior Egyptian police leaders in Cairo, Egypt.

Chief Grogan is very involved in community projects and has a passion for giving back to the community. In 2013, Chief Grogan was selected to represent Georgia’s law enforcement as a torch runner at the 2013 Special Olympic World Games in South Korea.

Although Chief Grogan retired as deputy chief from the Marietta Police Department in 2008, he has since become the police chief for a newer department, which is the Dunwoody Police Department in Georgia.

Chief Grogan is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Seminar, the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange program and the Georgia Command College. He is a member of numerous elite law enforcement organizations, to include the IACP, the Police Executive Research Forum, and the FBI National Academy Associates.

Chief Grogan is a huge asset to us in law enforcement social media and as you can tell in just the abridged version of his bio, well connected to people and organizations which serve our mission well. 

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