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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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A Law Enforcement Social Media Audit

A Law Enforcement Social Media Audit
Social media allows two-way conversations over multiple platforms. It connects like-minded people and entertains us with news, views and happenings from right across the world. It’s instant, it allows us to follow the lives of others as it happens, it keeps us in touch with the brands and the people that matter to us, the causes we are interested in, and it’s absolutely free! We now live in an age...
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How To Launch Your Law Enforcement Twitter Hashtag

How To Launch Your Law Enforcement Twitter Hashtag
Hashtags are the holy grail of Twitter. Developed initially by Twitter users to filter conversations, they are now used strategically to build an online community and generate online PR. So how can law enforcement agencies use the hashtag to raise awareness and how do you get it to trend? Well I hope to answer those questions in this blog post. Don’t forget to follow the #LESM hashtag for all thin...
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7 Most Important Facebook Settings For Law Enforcement

7 Most Important Facebook Settings For Law Enforcement
I am often asked, “What are the best settings I should have for my Facebook  account?”  And of course, I reply, “the worst settings are no settings at all.”  I don’t know if that helps much, but it does make a valid point.   If you don’t take the time to review your account settings, on any social media platform for that matter, then ...
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Melbourne Police Work Twitter Like Champs

Melbourne Police Work Twitter Like Champs
Using social media during an active event is not the easiest thing to do but can it ever pay off for you and your community if you can work it into your resources. Melbourne, Florida is not a big city. It's a city of about 80,000 people dwarfed by its coastal cousins, Miami and Jacksonville along with its central Florida neighbor, Orlando. It sits on the Atlantic side of the state just south ...
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