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'Idiots' Discuss Columbine-Style Massacre On Facebook

March 7, 2012
Two former students of a Massachusetts high school used poor judgement when discussing a Columbine-style attack on Facebook and never intended to carry out the plan, the mother of one told the Boston Herald.

Ga. Deputy Under Scrutiny for Racy Online Picture

February 15, 2012
A Walton County (Ga.) Sheriff's deputy may lose his job for a racy online photo showing his hands on the buttocks of a woman while in uniform. Deputy Thaddeus Lloyd is seen in uniform next to his patrol car with the woman who was nude from the waist down.

FBI Seeks Social Media Monitoring Tool

February 14, 2012
The U.S. government is seeking software that can mine social media to predict everything from future terrorist attacks to foreign uprisings, according to requests posted online by federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies.

Online Campaign Vows To Keep Vt. Pig Decals

February 13, 2012
Remember the pig hidden within the decal on the doors of some Vermont State Police cruisers? There's now a movement under way to keep it there.

Ariz. Police Sergeant In Obama Photo Flap Reassigned

February 1, 2012
A Peoria (Ariz.) Police sergeant under internal investigation for posting a controversial photo on Facebook has been taken off patrol duty pending a complete inquiry.

Stalking on Campus: A Silent Epidemic

January 31, 2012

Twenty-four people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States, and a significant portion of these individuals attend, are employed by or are patients of universities, K-12 districts and hospitals.

Online Security for Cops

January 24, 2012
I know we're all proud of our vocation. We want to show pride, professionalism and sometimes a little of bravado. Just keep it off the 'net!

Inmates Using Social Media to Harass Victims, Intimidate Witnesses

November 22, 2011
Across the U.S. and beyond, inmates are using social networks and the growing numbers of smartphones smuggled into prisons and jails to harass their victims or accusers and intimidate witnesses.

Online Protection for Cops

November 18, 2011

As a public servant you are under constant scrutiny and you are held to a higher standard of ethical conduct than other citizens; this higher standard also covers things like online social networking.

Indiana State Police Use Social Media to Recruit Troopers

October 18, 2011
The state police has been using Facebook and Twitter to give a behind-the-scenes look at the rigorous training that state police candidates must go through before they're sworn in.

Social Media: Online Investigation

October 17, 2011

Online social networks are already proving themselves invaluable assets to law enforcement. Websites such as Facebook and MySpace provide suspect leads; communities are alerted to missing children and area threats through law enforcement-generated Twitter feeds and e-mail.

Brownells Establishes 'Center For Zombie Awareness' Web site

October 12, 2011
The newly formed Brownells Center for Zombie Awareness (CZA) Web site includes a three-phase defense plan, offering visitors ways to "educate," "equip," and "engage" the undead.

9/11 Threat Posted on White House Facebook Page

September 12, 2011
One of the messages included a picture of Osama bin Laden and said, "We'll come back 11/9/2011 to kill u all."

Rapper Apologizes for Flash-Call Tweet, Blames Friend

August 22, 2011
The Game, whose real name is Jayceon Taylor and who also uses the name Charles Louboutin on his Twitter page, said one of his friends grabbed his phone while at a photo shoot and sent the message as a prank that he described as a "joke gone wrong."

Horace Small Introduces Positive Force Award on Facebook

August 19, 2011
Horace Small is introducing its Positive Force award for law enforcement officers to Facebook, where the company will give a collection of its apparel to an officer they recognize as having gone "above and beyond the call of duty."

Video: 2 Wash. Cops Demoted for Web Cartoons Mocking Jail

August 16, 2011
A deputy police chief and a police sergeant with the Renton (Wash.) Police Department have been demoted for a Web cartoon lampooning the staff and procedures of a new regional jail in South King County.

Wash. Police Web Cartoon

August 16, 2011

Two officers with the Renton (Wash.) Police Department were suspended for this video depicting a mustachioed officer talking to a jail employee clown using robot voices. The video mocked staff and procedures of a new jail in South King County.

L.A. Sheriff to Rapper: Apologize for Flash Mob Tweet

August 14, 2011
The message on The Game's Twitter account Friday urged his 580,000 followers to call if they wanted an internship. The number he gave was to the station's help line, according to Capt. Mike Parker.

Near Riot at Hollywood Movie Premiere

August 11, 2011

A near riot was caused on Hollywood Boulevard in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre when a Los Angeles DJ sent a Twitter message about an impromptu block party.

NYPD Forms Social Media Unit

August 10, 2011
The NYPD has formed a new social-media unit of officers assigned to sniff out troublemakers and criminal behavior on Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace.
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