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Video: Denver Officer's Pic with Bear Cub Goes Viral

August 27, 2015
Denver Police snapped a picture of Officer Swanson and posted it on Twitter with the caption, "There's nothing like a bear hug to kick off a Tuesday!"

Denver Officer's Pic with Bear Cub Goes Viral

August 27, 2015

Denver Police snapped a picture of Swanson and posted it on Twitter with the caption, "There's nothing like a bear hug to kick off a Tuesday!" The picture of the officer carrying the sedated bear like a child is going viral. More Here.

Video: Wisconsin Department's Facebook Post Goes Viral

August 14, 2015
What started as a Facebook post has turned into an outpouring of support for the Holmen (Wis.) Police Department.

Wisconsin Department's Facebook Post Goes Viral

August 14, 2015

What started as a Facebook post in response to a negative comment has turned into an outpouring of support for the Holmen (Wis.) Police Department. More Here.

Virginia Firefighter Placed on Leave After Anti-Cop Facebook Comments

August 7, 2015
A Fairfax County, Va., firefighter has been placed on paid administrative leave as the department investigates a comment that appeared on his Facebook account about wanting to put police officers in “body bags” after recent police shootings.

CLEAR: The Complete Solution for Law Enforcement Investigations

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

Facebook Loses Appeal on New York Search Warrants

July 22, 2015
A New York state appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Facebook had no legal standing to challenge search warrants on behalf of its customers.

McGruff the Crime Dog is Turning 35 and Joining Instagram

July 6, 2015
McGruff the Crime Dog, the National Crime Prevention Council’s symbol of safety and crime prevention, is turning 35 this year. He is marking the occasion with a month-long social media celebration.

Cleveland Officer Can Sue City for Wrongful Suspension Over Facebook Posts

June 25, 2015
U.S. District Judge Christopher Boyko, in an order issued Monday, wrote that Sgt. Johnny Hamm has a "plausible claim for deprivation" of his right to due process, if what Hamm alleges is true. Boyko wrote that the complaint over the Facebook posts was lodged by police Chief Calvin Williams and decided at a disciplinary hearing that was also presided over by the chief.

SMILE LE Social Media Conference to be Held in Canada in October

June 18, 2015
The 12th SMILE Conference will be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada from October 6th-8th. Since 2010, the SMILE "Social Media the Internet and Law Enforcement" Conference has been devoted to social media and Internet initiatives for police.

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.

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.
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