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Washington Police Urge Social Media Users To Watch Their Tweets

July 30, 2014
Seattle-area law enforcement agencies are asking social-media users to “Tweet Smart” during emergencies, to help public safety responders keep everyone safe.

Dallas Police Twitter Mistake, NFL Player Not Arrested

June 30, 2014
Dallas Police had to quickly issue a correction via Twitter when they mistakenly announced an NFL player's arrest.

Bratton Defends Failed NYPD Twitter Campaign

April 24, 2014
Most users instead dredged up the worst ­photos they could find, including from Occupy Wall Street clashes.

Researcher Says Twitter Analysis Can Predict Crime

March 20, 2014
While criminals occasionally taunt law enforcement via Twitter, few are dumb or bold enough to tweet their plans ahead of time.

City of Austin Apologizes for Police Problem Tweet

March 12, 2014
The city of Austin has apologized for a tweet advising visitors attending South By Southwest to contact the police monitor's office if they have a problem with officers after it angered law enforcement officials and drew criticism online.

Video: Philly Teen Arrested for Twitter Threats to Witnesses

November 14, 2013
The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office said a 17-year-old has been arrested for threatening a crime witness over Twitter, and he may be connected to a notorious Instagram account that revealed the names of victims and witnesses in other criminal cases.

Philly Teen Arrested for Twitter Threats to Witnesses

November 14, 2013

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office said a 17-year-old has been arrested for threatening a crime witness over Twitter, and he may be connected to a notorious Instagram account that revealed the names of victims and witnesses in other criminal cases. Read Full Story Here.

Drawing First Blood

October 9, 2013

Reporters rarely get all the facts right because the facts are hazy by the time their first stories are posted on the Web, broadcast, or inked onto paper. That haziness doesn't clear until the official investigation is complete. By then the reporters have created a "truth" that persists in the public consciousness.

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.

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."

No Punishment for Texas Chief for Angry Tweets

May 22, 2013
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo won't face punishment for calling a gun-rights supporter a "lying extremist" during a Twitter war.

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.

3 Students Arrested In Boston Marathon Bombing

May 1, 2013
Three college friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were arrested Wednesday for removing a backpack with fireworks emptied of gunpowder from his dorm room following the attack.

Social Media Ridealongs

March 20, 2013

Not only do social media help agencies establish better community ties, they also provide them with auxiliary networks of support personnel, informants, and sympathetic witnesses.

N.C. Cop's Good Deed Praised on Social Media

March 6, 2013
A Winston-Salem (N.C.) Police officer's kind act helping a woman stranded in the rain received hundreds of "likes" after it was posted to Facebook and Twitter.

Law Enforcement Rarely Uses Search Warrants in Getting Twitter Data

January 31, 2013
United States law-enforcement agencies by and large do not establish probable cause or obtain a search warrant from an impartial judge before they seek information about a Twitter user.

Detroit Mayor Suspends Police Chief Over Sex Scandal

October 2, 2012
Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee Jr. was suspended Tuesday amid accusations that he had an affair with a female police officer—the second sex scandal to tarnish his tenure since he took the helm in 2010.

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.

'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.
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