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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.

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What Every Law Enforcement Facebook Page Needs

What Every Law Enforcement Facebook Page Needs
What Every Law Enforcement Facebook Page Needs What do you think a law enforcement Facebook needs?  A sense of humor ? Of course!  Timely information ?  Definitely!  Lots of photos ?  You bet!  Great video ?  For sure!  All of these things I have mentioned are important and every law enforcement Facebook page should have them.  Yet, none of these are th...
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Improving Your Department's Website

Improving Your Department's Website
A police department's website is the core of their social media program, and for some, the first impression of the department. The internet is today's yellow pages, and your website is your listing. Make sure you get noticed. You’ve all seen them, and in fact, you might have one. What I'm talking about are those police department websites which are something less than desired to look at. Many time...
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LinkedIn And Cops - Doing It Better

LinkedIn And Cops - Doing It Better
Whether you are looking to create a professional resume for your current position, have a side business you want to promote, or need to set up that retirement job, LinkedIn is the ultimate tool for networking police officers. Unfortunately, most of us aren't "getting it." If you want to stand out above the crowd, then you have to show the world you are different than every other police officer who...
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How To Build A Successful Police Agency Facebook Page

How To Build A Successful Police Agency Facebook Page
How to build a successful police agency Facebook page The common denominator in these two examples of Facebook success is that each is managing their page in a way that works for their department, their community, and themselves Many departments have great Facebook pages. They’re viewed as excellent examples of law enforcement’s use of social media, and can form as a baseline for those building th...
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