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N.J. Officer Suspended for Sleeping In Cruiser

September 30, 2013
A Belleville (N.J.) Police officer caught napping in his patrol car in a retail store's parking lot has been suspended by his agency.

Pa. Council Moves to Fire Profane Chief

September 20, 2013
Chief Mark Kessler was suspended July 31 for using borough weapons to produce a series of profanity-laden YouTube videos. The council voted 6-1 on Thursday to fire him.

How Boomers and Gen Y Can Bridge the Tech Gap

September 18, 2013
Technology is catching up with the demands of the profession, and the Gen Yers are very adept at using that technology. With baby boomers at the helm of most law enforcement agencies, the technology isn't being used to its full potential.

Barricaded Man Updated Facebook After Shooting Texas Officer

September 10, 2013
The suspect who allegedly shot a San Antonio Police officer through a motel door surrendered to police after a nine-hour standoff during which he posted Facebook updates.

Hospital Employee's Facebook Attack on LE Follows Duty Death

September 5, 2013
An employee of a Maryland medical center where a Baltimore County Police officer died following a shooting is now under investigation for attacking law enforcement on her Facebook page.

Profane Pa. Chief Won't Back Down

August 30, 2013
Days before his 30-day suspension is scheduled to end, Gilberton (Pa.) Police Chief Mark Kessler has posted another YouTube video, this one showing him shooting a target he calls "Eric," the first name of a borough councilman who wants him fired.

Video: Teen Accidentally Hit By Patrol Car

August 5, 2013
Tim Crawford's brush with the law happened about a month ago, but it went viral last week when professional skateboarder Tony Hawk tweeted out the video of the teen being struck by the cruiser.

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."

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.

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.

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."
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