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Boston Police Cancel Plan for Social Media Monitoring Software

January 17, 2017
Boston police have scrapped their plan to spend up to $1.4 million on software to monitor social media postings for criminal activity and threats to public safety,

Authorities Say No Link in Rash of Post-Christmas Mall Incidents

December 28, 2016
Police in Aurora, Colorado, which saw one of the largest disturbances in the country involving an "unruly crowd" of around 500 people, on Tuesday appealed to the public for help tracking down videos that might show some of those involved.

Video: Authorities Say No Link in Rash of Post-Christmas Mall Incidents

December 28, 2016
Police in Aurora, Colorado, which saw one of the largest disturbances in the country involving an "unruly crowd" of around 500 people, on Tuesday appealed to the public for help tracking down videos that might show some of those involved.

Video: Gun-Wielding Mannequin Challenge Video Leads to Arrests in Alabama

December 7, 2016
The Madison County Sheriff’s office wondered if those 19 guns were accompanied by the proper licenses and permits. Given that the house was caught on film, police investigated further and eventually got a search warrant for the property on Powell Drive in Huntsville.

Gun-Wielding Mannequin Challenge Video Leads to Arrests in Alabama

December 7, 2016
The Madison County Sheriff’s office wondered if those 19 guns were accompanied by the proper licenses and permits. Given that the house was caught on film, police investigated further and eventually got a search warrant for the property on Powell Drive in Huntsville. More Here.

Video: FL Sheriff's Office Posts Photo of Arrested Man Crying, Responds to Critics

November 22, 2016
After facing criticism for a social media post showing a man crying after his arrest Friday, the Pasco County (FL) Sheriff's Office published another message Monday highlighting deputies' compassion for the man.

FL Sheriff's Office Posts Photo of Arrested Man Crying, Responds to Critics

November 22, 2016
After facing criticism for a social media post showing a man crying after his arrest Friday, the Pasco County (FL) Sheriff's Office published another message and a video Monday highlighting their compassion to the man. More Here.

Twitter Cuts Police Intelligence Software Company’s Access to Data After ACLU Complaint

October 11, 2016
Twitter has cut off Geofeedia’s access to its data, in the wake of a report from the American Civil Liberties Union that law enforcement has been monitoring activists and protesters using social media data collected by the startup.

Video: PA Officer Fired Over Apparent Racist Social Media Post

September 28, 2016
A part-time police officer in McKeesport, PA, was fired after an apparent racist social media post involving the officer began circulating online, the mayor of McKeesport said.

PA Officer Fired Over Apparent Racist Social Media Post

September 28, 2016
A part-time police officer in McKeesport, PA, was fired after an apparent racist social media post involving the officer began circulating online, the mayor of McKeesport said. More Here.

IL Man Convicted for Using Emojis to Threaten Police Officer

September 16, 2016
A Peoria, IL, man was sentenced Thursday to probation and released after spending 85 days in the Peoria County Jail for writing a threatening message to a then-Peoria police officer on Facebook.

Dallas Officer Asks NFL Player Not to Disrespect Flag on Sunday

September 9, 2016
Officer Dan Russell posted an open letter today, after hearing that some players planned to sit during the National Anthem again on Sunday, which is 9/11.

Video: Austin Police Detective Suspended Over Facebook Comments

August 24, 2016
The Austin (TX) Police Department suspended a detective they say posted inappropriate comments on his alias Facebook page about the fatal shooting of a naked unarmed teen.

Austin Police Detective Suspended Over Facebook Comments

August 24, 2016
The Austin (TX) Police Department says Detective Jason Chiappardi posted inappropriate comments on his alias Facebook page about the shooting of naked unarmed teen David Joseph. The department gave him a three-day suspension without pay. More Here.

Milwaukee Officer Facing Social Media Threats After Fatal OIS

August 17, 2016
“Now y'all see his face if he's seen anywhere in the city drop him,” read one post. Another called for a gun so the person could “shoot him right in his head.” The posters gave the officer’s name and some included his home address.

Give Me an Unlisted Number, Please

August 12, 2016

Any officer who is on social media should know it makes us too easy to find. So here are a few steps to take to protect your identity and your family.

Instagram Posts May Have Escalated Fatal Maryland Standoff, Police Say

August 4, 2016
During the standoff, which lasted several hours, videos from inside the apartment were posted to the Instagram account of the woman, Korryn Gaines, 23, whose 5-year-old son was also in the home, according to the Baltimore County Police Department.

Indianapolis Police Post Photo on Facebook of Children Praying for Officer Father

July 19, 2016
A photo shared by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department on Facebook Sunday is touching hearts across the country, as it shows children praying for the safe return of their police officer father.

Video: Florida Sheriff Slams Media for Reports Deputies Let Girl Carjackers Drown After Crash

April 26, 2016
Sheriff Gualtieri posted a different dashcam video from a second cruiser on the department's Facebook page showing two officers walking by with clothes in hand. Gualtieri said that deputies waded into the water and tried to save the girls - and that the video proves it.

Georgia Officers' Kindness Helps Grieving Mother After Baby's Death

April 19, 2016
The story of an act of kindness by two Conyers, GA, police officers that helped bring closure to a grieving mother is going viral.
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