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How To Nurture Your LESM Community

How To Nurture Your LESM Community
It’s not enough simply to be on social media as a law enforcement agency. It’s vital that you engage with your followers. So once you have figured out how to use the various platforms it’s time to concentrate on nurturing your community. I have developed the 5 C’s approach to nurturing a law enforcement social media community, which I’m sharing here for the first time. If you are a law enforcement...
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© Copyright 2016 Joanne Sweeney-Burke and LawEnforcement.Social

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Content Calendar - May 2016

Content Calendar - May 2016
Wondering what to post for the month of May? Don't worry, we struggle with this all the time as well. Depending upon the activity level in your agency, you may be posting "call-produced" content (news releases, wanted flyers, action videos, or PSA's) frequently, or you might be struggling to figure out what to post so your presence doesn't look like you've gone on vacation. Here's some ideas for t...
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Curating Content for Holiday Safety Tips

Curating Content for Holiday Safety Tips
In this episode of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast and COPS on Blab, Tony Moore, Marc Marty and Arlen Castillo share their favorite sources of content for creating holiday messages on their social media platforms.  What is Curated Content? Curated content is a collection of content and resources from around the web. If you shared a link with your followers before, you curated content...
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One Easy Way To Defeat The Grammar Police

One Easy Way To Defeat The Grammar Police
Spelling and grammar problems for law enforcement social media managers can be a thing of the past if the Grammarly browser plugin is used. Look, I know we are required to write good police reports. I started out my career handwriting reports, however, I use electronic devices to complete my reports now. I say electronic devices because, with today's technology, I might be using the MDC in my poli...
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Tip: Finding Content To Publish For Your Police Department

Tip: Finding Content To Publish For Your Police Department
As law enforcement social media managers, fresh and relevant content on our social media platforms is paramount for engagement and harvesting of new followers.  This can be a daunting task if you don't know where to find the content you need. Everyday Content We have no problem getting content for social media when we are dealing with a live, fluid situation. From advising residents to stay i...
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Tip: Use SproutSocial Chrome Plugin

Tip: Use SproutSocial Chrome Plugin
For many of us, social media is a collateral duty in law enforcement. If you are going to do it well and standout among others, it also means you have to invest a great deal of time, whether "on the clock or not." Save time and use the SproutSocial extension for Google Chrome to schedule your content in advance. It's a cool trick which will make your life a little easier, providing you use the soc...
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