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Video: Photo of Virginia Trooper Helping Stranded Driver Goes Viral

May 20, 2015
A Virginia State Trooper received Facebook praise from a worried mother over the way he took care of her stranded son. Trooper Matt Okes spent hours with the 20-year-old student to make sure he was safe on the dark and busy road.

Photo of Virginia Trooper Helping Stranded Driver Goes Viral

May 20, 2015

A Virginia State Trooper received Facebook praise from a worried mother over the way he took care of her stranded son. When Joseph Owusu's car got a flat tire while the Virginia Tech student drove home from school last week, Trooper Matt Okes spent hours with the 20-year-old student to make sure he was safe on the dark and busy road. More Here.

Mississippi Subway Worker Fired for Celebrating Murders of Hattiesburg Officers

May 11, 2015
An employee at a Laurel, Miss., Subway has been fired after she celebrated on social media the shooting deaths of two Hattiesburg police officers Saturday night.

Nextdoor Releases Upgrade to Nextdoor for Public Agencies

May 6, 2015
Nextdoor.com, the free and private social network for neighborhoods, has announced enhancements to Nextdoor for Public Agencies. The upgraded agency platform makes it easier for agencies and residents to connect and build stronger, safer and more resilient communities.

'Hacktivists' Outside U.S. Stir Baltimore Unrest via Social Media

May 4, 2015
Bad actors and so-called "hacktivists" descended on Baltimore — electronically, at least — last week, flooding social media with automated accounts and inauthentic images in an effort to spur violence.

Video: 'Shoot Every White Cop' Facebook Post Leads to Woman's Arrest

April 30, 2015
A Georgia woman accused of making serious threats against police officers on her Facebook page has been arrested and appeared in court.

'Shoot Every White Cop' Facebook Post Leads to Woman's Arrest

April 30, 2015

An Atlanta woman accused of making serious threats against police officers on her Facebook page has been arrested and appeared in court. More Here.

CLEAR: The Complete Solution for Law Enforcement Investigations

April 24, 2015
CLEAR is a powerful research tool that helps law enforcement investigators close cases faster.

LEOs Need to Improve New Technology Knowledge, Practices

March 31, 2015
To assist in crime prevention and public safety efforts, a new report revealed a need to improve the law enforcement community's knowledge of new technologies and practices for leveraging those technologies.

North Carolina Man Accused of Threatening Officers on Facebook

March 19, 2015
Lincoln County sheriff’s investigators said Timothy Lee Cornwell of Maiden made death threats on his Facebook page against a Lincoln County narcotics officer and a state Probation and Parole officer.

Seattle Channel for Police Body-Cam Videos Draws Attention

March 16, 2015
The Seattle Police Department is voluntarily putting blurry, silent versions of its body cam videos on YouTube, giving the curious a chance to see what they entail while also protecting the privacy of those depicted.

Seattle Chief Disciplines Officers Over Social Media Posts

February 9, 2015
The latest action was announced in a departmentwide email Friday night, only hours after the disclosure of tweets in which a veteran officer ranted about race, gays, President Obama and other subjects.

Facebook Debuts Amber Alert Feature

January 19, 2015
Under a new program, the social-networking service will send out Amber Alerts, which police and other authorities send out in an area where they may be searching for a minor. Alerts will now be active by default, rather than requiring users to sign up for notifications, according to Emily Vacher, Facebook’s trust and safety manager.

Judge OKs Fake Social Media Profiles for Police Investigations

December 29, 2014
A federal judge has ruled that law enforcement can create fake social network profiles in order to search through a suspect's account.

Man Jailed for Facebook Threats Against Officers

December 29, 2014
Two social media posts inciting violence against local law enforcement and threatening to "exterminate" police officers following the slayings of two New York City officers last weekend landed a Midway, Pa., man in jail.

Nordstrom's Fires Employee Over Kill the Police Facebook Posts

December 16, 2014
"Instead of slamming the police, I prefer a Kenny Fort approach. Every time an unarmed black man is killed, you kill a decorated white officer, on his door step in front of his family."

Video: California Officer Placed on Leave After Controversial Tweets

December 16, 2014
The San Jose (Calif.) Police Department has placed a veteran officer on leave and is investigating threatening comments from his Twitter account about demonstrators involved in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner protests.

Califonia Officer Placed on Leave After Controversial Tweets

December 16, 2014

The San Jose (Calif.) Police Department has placed a veteran officer on leave and is investigating threatening comments from his Twitter account about demonstrators involved in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner protests. More Here.

Female NYPD Officers Face Discipline Over Selfies in Uniform

December 1, 2014
Some female police officers may be in trouble for posting come-hither photos of themselves on social media along with photos in uniform, which violates NYPD policy.

FBI Warns U.S. Military About Social Media Vulnerabilities to ISIS

December 1, 2014
The FBI on Sunday issued the strongest warning to date about possible attacks by the ISIS terrorist group against the U.S. military inside the homeland, urging past or current members of the military to modify their social media accounts.
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