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Video: Memphis Cop's Rap Video Questioned

October 3, 2012
Officer Candyance Davis, an aspiring rapper known as Quolove, appeared in a YouTube video of her song "Gimme Me." She can be seen throwing cash and shouting, 'If they don't give me my money, I'll f*** them up.'"

Tenn. Cop Seen In Violent Rap Video

October 3, 2012

A Memphis (Tenn.) Police officer is under investigation after she appeared in a rap video promoting violence under the stage name Quolove. Read the full story here.

IACP 2012: NYPD Doubles Gang Unit To Focus On 'Street Crews'

October 2, 2012
To combat "street crews" that have replaced the Bloods, Crips and other traditional gangs, the New York Police Department will double the size of its gang investigative unit, Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday.

S.C. Cop Who Cited Speeding Clemson Coach Says He Was Wrongly Fired

September 27, 2012
A former Pickens (S.C.) Police officer who cited Clemson's football coach for speeding and then posted a blog about it for University of South Carolina fans said he was wrongly fired over the incident.

Social Media Analytics in Law Enforcement

September 20, 2012
Law enforcement agencies and first responders would do well to acclimate themselves to social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and other social media sites. Such capabilities can provide crucial information during civil unrest, natural disasters, and other disturbances.

PoliceMag Launches Patrol Podcast

September 12, 2012
This uncharacteristically short blog announces the forthcoming Patrol podcasts I will be conducting for PoliceMag.com. You can listen to these podcasts in the Podcasts section of Policemag.com, or subscribe to our iTunes feed. The first one is available now.

Miss. Cop Suspended for 'Liking' Facebook Post

September 6, 2012
Two Columbus firefighters and a Columbus police officer have been suspended for 30 days after they "liked" a Facebook post made by a former firefighter.

Blogger Creates Facebook Page Praising Cop Killers

August 27, 2012
A Facebook page celebrating two accused killers of a Philadelphia Police officer has been taken down, and the U.S. Secret Service has launched an investigation into its founder who also created a "Kill Mitt Romney" page.

Gun Group Sues Honolulu Police Over Facebook Posts

August 23, 2012
A gun-advocacy group has filed a federal lawsuit against the Honolulu Police Department, claiming officers infringed their First Amendment rights by deleting posts from the department's Facebook page.

Ga. Deputies Gone After Sex Talk with Inmate

August 14, 2012
One Oconee County (Ga.) Sheriff's jail deputy was fired and another resigned following an internal investigation that the pair had "inappropriate communications" with a female inmate.

ACLU, Facebook Back Fired Deputies

August 9, 2012
The ACLU of Virginia and Facebook have thrown their support behind six former employees of the Hampton (Va.) Sheriff's Department who claim they were fired for "liking" the campaign page of the sheriff's opponent.

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.

Ark. Deputy Fired for Facebook Comments

August 1, 2012
A Baxter County (Ark.) Sheriff's deputy was fired after he posted comments on his Facebook page containing profanity, criticism of coworkers, and a reference to himself sitting naked on his porch.

Skype Makes Chat Data More Available To Police

July 27, 2012
Skype, the online phone service long favored by political dissidents, criminals and others eager to communicate beyond the reach of governments, has expanded its cooperation with law enforcement authorities to make online chats and other user information available to police.

Snoozing N.J. Cop Suspended

July 26, 2012
A Trenton (N.J.) Police Department officer was suspended without pay Wednesday after a photo circulated on the Internet showing him asleep in his cruiser.

N.J. Cop Used Police Database to Find Woman on Facebook

July 24, 2012
A Voorhees Township (N.J.) Police officer has been suspended for using a law enforcement database to track down a woman on Facebook.

Ky. Prankster Arrested for Facebook Photo

April 19, 2012
A 20-year-old Kentucky man was arrested, after he posted a photo on Facebook showing him appearing to siphon gas from a Jenkins Police Department cruiser and making an obscene gesture.

How To Clear Social Media Hurdles

April 5, 2012
Social networking technology has changed the way we communicate with each other, both personally and professionally. Social media has also possibly established new hurdles on the job market.

'Batman' Pulled Over In Maryland

March 29, 2012
Montgomery County (Md.) Police officers pulled over the Caped Crusader on Route 29 for driving with "no tags on [the] Batmobile," the agency announced on its Twitter feed.

Virginia Trooper Applicants Must Allow Social Media Review

March 23, 2012
The Virginia State Police now require potential troopers to provide their social media accounts for review during an extensive background screening process. The ACLU of Virginia has decried the process as "deplorable" and akin to "asking to see someone's diary."
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