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Massachusetts Officer May Have Posted Dead Body Picture On Facebook

January 7, 2010
The department is now investigating whether the picture depicting an apparent overdose victim laying face down on a couch with clutter and trash surrounding the couch is authentic.

Texas County to Use Twitter to Shame DWI Suspects

January 7, 2010
People caught driving while intoxicated in Montgomery County, Texas, are being busted in more ways than one. The county district attorney's office is now calling them out in the status-sphere by posting their names on its Twitter page for everyone to see.

Drunk Drivers Using Twitter To Avoid DUI Checkpoints

December 30, 2009
Drivers are sending each other "tweets" that include the intersections of checkpoints, as well as text messages and an iPhone application that allows drivers to input checkpoint locations.

Watch What You Post

December 10, 2009

Today's cops may still gather over a case of cold beer, but they also gather online using social networking tools such as MySpace and Facebook. Which is a problem for agencies and officers because what many users of social networks don't realize before its too late is that anything they do or say or write on these sites is done so in full view of the public.

Social Media Dangers

October 30, 2009

Devallis Rutledge discusses why officers need to be careful when using social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. You can also read the original article "The Whole World is Watching" from the September 2009 issue.

The Whole World is Watching

September 17, 2009

Twitter, MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and thousands of other social networking Websites carry information that can be accessed by criminals and their attorneys, as well as by employers.

Dallas PD Shares Info Via Twitter

August 13, 2009
The Dallas Police Department has joined departments in Baltimore and Boston in using Twitter and other social media sites to relay information to its residents, DallasNews.com reports.
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