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Snapchat Series: Getting Started for Law Enforcement

Snapchat Series: Getting Started for Law Enforcement
In this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, Mike and I talk about how to get started with Snapchat with your agency.    Snapchat For Law Enforcement    What's the latest? 100 mill daily users 60% users contributing daily content  9000 snaps per second Daily video views 10 billion 73% are millennials 77% are college students  Value $16 billion Why do w...
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Are The Police Safe With Cell 411

Are The Police Safe With Cell 411
On this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media podcast, we discuss the new Cell 411 app. Mike conducted some testing of this app and wrote a whole article on it.  Rather than reinvent the wheel, you can click here to read the article. What are your thoughts about this app?  We'd love to hear your thoughts.  Leave us a comment  To listen to the show now, click below. If you...
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Distracted Driving... Don't Text, Snap or Stream and Drive

Distracted Driving... Don't Text, Snap or Stream and Drive
On this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast and COPS on Blab we talk about distracted driving.  Distracted driving has become a major issue not just in the US, but throughout the world.  April is distracted driving month in the state of California.  The goal is to bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving and educate drivers.    We have...
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Facebook Live

Facebook Live
On this episode of the show, we welcome Mike back. Mike was busy with his son who was playing baseball over the past several weeks. Mike is happy to be back and didn’t skip a beat as we talked about Facebook Live and some of the tools, tips and tricks we use. Facebook Live In January of 2015 Facebook released live streaming on a slow roll out to make sure they were releasing a good product. It was...
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Anchor, Radio For The People, By The People (Episode 48)

Anchor, Radio For The People, By The People (Episode 48)
  On this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast and COPS on Blab, we interview Maya Prohovnic of Anchor. Anchor is a free iPhone app that makes it easy to broadcast short audio clips to a global audience in seconds. Your listeners can talk back, sparking instant group conversations that were never before possible. When not recording, listen to authentic humor, knowledge, inspira...
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Why'd You Stop Me? (WYSM) with Jason Lehman (Episode 47)

Why'd You Stop Me? (WYSM) with Jason Lehman (Episode 47)
There is a violent confrontation between the police and a community member EVERY hour in our country, and this violence often stems from a lack of understanding and mistrust for the police. It is crucial that we educate our future leaders in the community about policing in order to promote positive interactions between community members and the police. Long Beach police officer, Jason Lehman, crea...
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