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Standoff with Gunman in Las Vegas Complicated by Man Live Streaming Incident

August 29, 2018
For roughly 70 minutes Saturday morning, the Facebook user stood a few yards from officers as they dealt with an erratic and taunt-flinging Roosevelt Brown, who’d been accused of firing a gun at a family member’s apartment.

Detroit Police Say Doorbell Camera Video on Social Media May Hinder Investigations

August 23, 2018
The Detroit Police Department is asking citizens who have doorbell cameras and other security systems—which have rapidly become popular with home owners—to resist the urge to post video of a suspected burglar on social media, at least until the department can begin its own investigation.

New Jersey Agency on Facebook: "We're Not ICE"

August 10, 2018
The Princeton (NJ) Police Department took to Facebook on Wednesday to declare to the citizens of that city that the agency is not Immigration Customs Enforcement. The post was made because someone — or perhaps many people — saw a recently repaired patrol vehicle that had not yet been fully outfitted with the department's decals.

Orlando PD Revises Social Media Policy to Include Possible Firing

August 3, 2018
Orlando police officers can now face termination for violating the department's social media policy, following an officer's controversial Facebook posts that prompted frustration among the agency's civilian oversight board.

West Virginia Deputy's Facebook Post About Fight with Subject Goes Viral

August 1, 2018
Deputy Kristen Richmond of the Brooke County Sheriff’s Office posted on her Facebook page a lengthy description of a five-minute fight with "a 5’11, 195lb collegiate male athlete who was gooned up on an unknown drug" in the hope that it "serves as a swift kick in the [hindquarters] to a lot of cops." The post quickly went viral.

Police Post "Mug" of Found Pug on Facebook to Find Dog's Owners

July 17, 2018
Cape May (NJ) police decided to use social media to find the owner of a lost dog they discovered on Sunday.

Virginia Department's "Lip-Sync Challenge Video" "Wins the Internet"

July 11, 2018
By Tuesday afternoon the video had been viewed more than 15 million times and shared more than 460,000 times on Facebook.

Chicago Officer Under Investigation for Facebook Video

July 11, 2018
A profanity-laced video of an interaction between a Chicago police officer and two young men has prompted an investigation.

New York Chief Responds to Union Leader's Now-Deleted Facebook Post

July 10, 2018
Acting Albany Police Chief Robert Sears responded on Monday to a now-deleted Facebook post — penned by Union Vice President Greg McGee — that was highly critical of Chief Sears and Mayor Kathy Sheehan.

FBI, SEC, FTC Join Inquiry Into Facebook, Cambridge Analytica

July 3, 2018
Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission have joined the Department of Justice in an inquiry into Facebook’s sharing with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica data about millions of Americans.

Photo of Kid in Cuffs Posted on Social Media Sparks Debate

June 14, 2018
Lancaster Chief of Police Jarrad Berkihiser said that the officer was called to the school because the boy was in some manner of crisis, and that the handcuffs were needed to protect the student from harming himself or others.

Florida Man Calls Police to Test Illegal Drugs

June 14, 2018
Douglas Kelly contacted the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office and said he purchased methamphetamine about a week earlier and had a “bad reaction” after smoking the narcotic.

Georgia Man Arrested for Threats Against Cops Posted to Social Media

June 12, 2018
Powder Springs PD spokesman Dwayne Prosser said that the investigation began over the weekend when police from Manchester, NH, alerted Powder Springs police to threatening Facebook posts.

Video: Body Cam Video Released After Woman Accuses VA Deputy of Racism

May 9, 2018
After an accusation of racism during a Virginia traffic stop went viral, the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has released a full, uninterrupted body cam video of the incident to refute the claim.

Tiny Super Police Supporter Joins Phoenix PD Motorcade

May 3, 2018
The Phoenix Police Department took to Facebook to share a photo of one of its young supporters who wanted to join the motorcade for Vice President Mike Pence.

Georgia Deputy Had His Ex-Wife Arrested Because He Didn't Like Her Facebook Post

March 9, 2018
Anne King and a friend found themselves behind bars for a few hours in 2015 after reportedly bad-mouthing King's ex-husband, a Georgia deputy, with posts on Facebook. Now King is suing her ex and his colleague for violating her constitutional rights.

Video: Facebook Changes Concern Local Police, Government Agencies

January 30, 2018
A recent change at Facebook is having an impact on police and government agencies that's making them worried. The social media giant has changed its algorithm and residents may not be able to easily see posts from cities and counties.

Facebook Changes Concern Local Police and Government Agencies

January 30, 2018
A recent change at Facebook is having an impact on police and government agencies that's making them worried. The social media giant has changed its algorithm and residents may not be able to easily see posts from cities and counties. More Here.

MD Officer Rescues Bald Eagle on Christmas Eve

December 27, 2017
Lt. Woods "quickly responded with his gear and gently scooped the eagle up, placed her in an eagle transport box, and took her to Owl Moon Raptor Rescue.

107-Year-Old Retired Trooper Celebrates Birthday with Michigan State Police

December 7, 2017
According to the post, Sgt. Clarence Bonter retired from the Michigan State Police Paw Paw post in 1966 after 29 years of service.
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