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Facebook Page Rallies for Sgt. Who Leaked Tsarnaev Photos

July 22, 2013
More than 40,000 Facebook users have liked a page set up to support the Massachusetts trooper facing a disciplinary hearing for releasing stark images of the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

Fugitive Caught After Twitter Taunt

July 9, 2013
A Southern California fugitive was arrested in Mexico, after taunting law enforcement via Twitter with tweets such as "Catch me if you can."

On-Body Video: Eye Witness or Big Brother?

July 8, 2013

The era of on-officer video has arrived. The technology is poised to help keep officers safer and more accountable on the job, while protecting law enforcement agencies from nuisance lawsuits.

Bratton To Launch Police Social Media Network

July 1, 2013
Bill Bratton plans to launch the first comprehensive social media network for police officers later this year at the International Association of Police Chiefs annual conference.

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.

How to Listen to PoliceMag.com Podcasts

June 13, 2013
Whether you're stuck in traffic on the way home from a shift or mowing your lawn on a Saturday, POLICE podcasts offer another great way to connect with the community of cops.

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.

Twitter Comes of Age for Law Enforcement

May 21, 2013
One of the most lasting lessons that came out of the way law enforcement handled the Boston Marathon bombing came in the Twitterverse, where the Boston Police Department provided a clear beacon for using the social media platform.

Get Social With POLICE Magazine

May 16, 2013
Every day, we share POLICE content with you in a multitude of ways. And because our print magazine reaches you only once a month, we've set up plenty of other social channels for you to interact with the best law enforcement content on the web.

Video: Boy Questions Vegas Cop, Encounter Goes Viral

May 8, 2013
In the video clip, Jeremy Drew can be seen questioning the unidentified officer, who had illegally parked his police motorcycle on a sidewalk to purchase a drink.

Calif. Students Accuse LAPD of Racial Bias After Party

May 7, 2013
USC students protested Monday against the Los Angeles Police Department and accused its officers of racial bias for breaking up two raucous parties early Saturday near campus.

Ex-Fla. Deputy Hospitalized After Dorner Comparison

May 2, 2013
A former Broward Sheriff's Office jail deputy was hospitalized Tuesday after he posted a YouTube video accusing Sheriff Scott Israel of turning his back on him, and saying he didn't want to be "the next Christopher Dorner."

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 Helps U. of Colorado PD Arrest Thief

April 24, 2013
The University of Colorado (CU) is crediting social media Web sites for helping campus police identify a theft suspect.

Video: Chicago Cops May Lose Jobs Over Gang Video

April 23, 2013
Two Chicago Police officers may lose their jobs after an online gang video showed them detaining a subject. They have been accused of unlawfully detaining the gang member and lying about it to Internal Affairs.

Chicago Cops Detain Gang Member

April 23, 2013

Two Chicago Police officers may lose their jobs after an online gang video showed them detaining a subject. They have been accused of unlawfully detaining the gang member and lying about it to Internal Affairs. Read the full story here.

Fla. Sgt. Fired for Offering Trayvon Martin Target

April 15, 2013
Port Canaveral Police Sgt. Ron King, a two-year veteran of the force, attempted to defend his actions in a YouTube video posted Saturday. In the video, King said he wanted "to use a bad situation as a learning tool."

Police Officers on Wanted Posters

April 8, 2013
Two New York officers threatened in a gang wanted poster should consider the threats from the bad guys a true compliment. It means they are making a real difference.

Esri, Geofeedia Add Social Media Analytics to Mapping Software

April 5, 2013
Esri announced a partnership to incorporate Geofeedia's social media tools into its ArcGIS mapping platform to assist law enforcement during emergency events. The upgrade will give public safety professionals the capability to accurately integrate, monitor, analyze, and visualize live emergency data as events unfold.

Study: Gangs Use the Internet To Brag

March 29, 2013
Gang members use the internet for self-promotion and braggadoccio rather than to recruit new members or commit complex cybercrimes, according to a new study.
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