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Wanted Suspect Arrested After Facebook Rant To Sheriff

July 15, 2013
A suspect featured on the Pasco County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office Facebook page as a "Fugitive of the Day" was arrested after posting a series of irate comments on the page.

Family Accuses Idaho Sheriff of Cyberbullying

June 27, 2013
The sister of a wanted fugitive claims the Latah County (Idaho) Sheriff's Office bullied him online, which played role in his decision to commit suicide on Sunday.

Fla. Deputy Saves Deer With Doritos Bag On Head

June 10, 2013
A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy likely saved the life of an endangered deer in the Florida Keys late Saturday, when he removed a Doritos bag stuck on its head.

Using a Photo's Meta Data To Find a Location

May 10, 2013
Within most digital pictures, cameras store meta data called EXIF (Exchangeable Image File Format) within the header of the file. This data can give you major clues about the origin of the photo.

Police Links: From Pranks to Attacks

April 29, 2013
April contained plenty of fools this year, it seems. As expected this time of year, at least one prank on the first of the month became much more serious than probably intended. Unfortunately, the biggest continuing story of the month was the Boston Marathon bombing. Thankfully, law enforcement was on top of it. Cops don't suffer fools gladly.

Facebook Helps N.Y. Police Solve 45-Year-Old Cold Case

April 24, 2013
A former Fulton, N.Y., resident living in Florida provided the name of 62-year-old Douglas Parkhurst after reading a retired detective's Facebook post about the cold case.

Social Media Ridealongs

March 20, 2013

Not only do social media help agencies establish better community ties, they also provide them with auxiliary networks of support personnel, informants, and sympathetic witnesses.

Va. Agency Honored for Social Media Work

August 2, 2012
The Richmond (Va.) Police Department began using social media sites to communicate with the public in 2008. The agency has accounts in almost every social media outlet, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Ustream.

Video: Ga. Deputy Says He Was Fired for Facebook Post

July 19, 2012
A former Forsyth County Sheriff's deputy says he lost his job because he posted on Facebook that he'd be supporting the current sheriff's opponent.

Online Campaign Vows To Keep Vt. Pig Decals

February 13, 2012
Remember the pig hidden within the decal on the doors of some Vermont State Police cruisers? There's now a movement under way to keep it there.

Indiana State Police Use Social Media to Recruit Troopers

October 18, 2011
The state police has been using Facebook and Twitter to give a behind-the-scenes look at the rigorous training that state police candidates must go through before they're sworn in.

Social Media: Online Investigation

October 17, 2011

Online social networks are already proving themselves invaluable assets to law enforcement. Websites such as Facebook and MySpace provide suspect leads; communities are alerted to missing children and area threats through law enforcement-generated Twitter feeds and e-mail.

NYPD Forms Social Media Unit

August 10, 2011
The NYPD has formed a new social-media unit of officers assigned to sniff out troublemakers and criminal behavior on Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace.

Ex-Deputy's Bail Increased After 'Revenge' Facebook Posting

August 3, 2011
A former San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy accused of having sex with one of the agency's underage female Explorers wrote about "revenge, payback" on a Facebook page.

Facebook: An Officer's User Guide

April 14, 2011
Many of my fellow law enforcement officers are also Facebook users and some hold steadfast that they will never use it. Many officers are against putting any information out on the Web, and I respect that choice. If you do choose to use a social site, I would like to encourage you to consider the following suggestions to avoid trouble.

New Mexico Cop Disciplined for Facebook Posting

April 7, 2011
Albuquerque Police Officer Trey Economidy was placed on desk duty after his description of his job as "human waste disposal" came to light following an officer-involved shooting.

Facebook Posts Bite Dallas Officer

February 18, 2011
Six-year veteran Officer Cat Lafitte has been placed on administrative leave for Facebook posts stating she was "at war" with command staff, and bragging about a fight with a hospital worker.

Facebook To Create AMBER Alert Pages

January 12, 2011
Andrew Noyes, manager of public policy communications at Facebook, says there will be a page for each state, plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Officer Disciplined for Posting Romping Goat Photo on Facebook

September 27, 2010
Southfield (Mich.) police responded to a call of two baby goats romping on a residential roof, because keeping goats is illegal within city limits.

The Bikini Car Wash Incident—A Chief's Perspective

September 27, 2010
Bottom line: Think about what you are doing? Give it a reality check and see how you can defend your actions or presence to your boss if something should occur. If you can't come up with at least three good reasons, stay home.
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