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Facebook Pages Are For The Community, Not The Police

Facebook Pages Are For The Community, Not The Police
Scroll Down To Watch, Or Listen Now In this episode of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, the crew is joined by Tim Burrows, a leader in law enforcement social media. Tim believes that police department Facebook pages should be focusing on and targeting the community, rather that solely the department's activities. Retired Toronto Police Sergeant Tim Burrows joins the crew this week on The ...
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Cybersafety Tips, Questions and Answers for Parents of Teens

Cybersafety Tips, Questions and Answers for Parents of Teens
If you're the parent of a teen looking for some guidance, tips and information about keeping your family safe online, then you should watch this video. It's an "easy read" as far as videos are concerned, as the law enforcement officers in this video share their knowledge, personal experience and tips in a very relaxed and casual way. Watch Now   Hosted by Tony Moore, with guests Chris Meadows...
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This Week's Guest On COPS on BLAB: Sgt. Tim Burrows

This Week's Guest On COPS on BLAB: Sgt. Tim Burrows
This Thursday, October 15th, 2015, at 8 p.m. P/T, Sergeant Tim Burrows (Retired) will be joining our BLAB and Episode 21 of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast. About Tim Tim is one of the founding fathers of law enforcement social media, having spent 25 years as a police officer with the last several years of his career spent leading the charge for law enforcement to adapt social media ...
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We Take The Show To BLAB

We Take The Show To BLAB
Click the play button below to listen to the podcast version In this episode of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, Arlen, Marc and I took the show onto the new live video streaming service called BLAB. We had a great time actually fielding some live questions, and had some cameo appearances by Deputy Tony Moore of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department , and Mr. Jon "Mitch" Jackson, an...
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If This Then That. How IFTTT can work for you?

If This Then That. How IFTTT can work for you?
  In episode 19 of the Law Enforcement Social Media podcast we talk about If This Then That and how it can work for you.   What is IFTTT?  IFTTT gives you creative control over the products and apps you love. What are Recipes? Recipes are simple connections between products and apps. There are two types of Recipes: DO Recipes and IF Recipes. DO Recipes DO Recipes run with just a tap...
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Check Out Latergramme and Some Tips For Instagram Users

Check Out Latergramme and Some Tips For Instagram Users
In Episode 18 of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast , we talk about a program to make your use and effectiveness of Instagram better, and we talk some Instagram basics.   Listen Now...   Latergramme Latergramme helps you manage your Instagram content and the scheduling of pictures from one place.  You can upload images from your computer, collaborate on your posts, manage one ...
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