On June 29, the Sheriff’s Office released five vehicle designs on its Facebook page, asking for public input. The winner also won the departmental vote, and in late July, the office announced it would transition all new vehicles to this design. The design is also hundreds of dollars cheaper than the previous design.
October 13, 2021
The Princeton (NJ) Police Department took to Facebook on Wednesday to declare to the citizens of that city that the agency is not Immigration Customs Enforcement. The post was made because someone — or perhaps many people — saw a recently repaired patrol vehicle that had not yet been fully outfitted with the department's decals.
August 10, 2018
While criminals occasionally taunt law enforcement via Twitter, few are dumb or bold enough to tweet their plans ahead of time.
March 20, 2014
Chief David O. Brown of the Dallas Police Department has been publicly shaming disciplined employees on social media. Brown gives brief accounts of the discipline on his Twitter account and adds more details on his Facebook page.
January 10, 2014
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.
August 5, 2013
Onslow County (N.C.) Sheriff's Deputy Craig Culpepper has resigned, after a road-rage incident involving a South Carolina motorist went viral.
March 21, 2013
Stomping and dancing atop a police car during an amateur rap video shoot caused about $3,000 damage and resulted in misdemeanor vandalism charges for an 18-year-old San Francisco man, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
January 10, 2013
The city of Corpus Christi, Texas, recently explained its switch from Ford Crown Victoria police sedans to Chevrolet Tahoe PPVs via a City Council television program that was posted to YouTube.
January 8, 2013
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.
April 19, 2012
The new cars will be solid blue with white wrapped doors that display the words "Portland Police" and the slogan, "Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve." A red rose appears between the words "protect" and "dedicated" on the vehicle.
June 8, 2011
OnStar's Brave On Facebook "Like" campaign honors the heroism and charitable practices of the members of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP). With a target goal of a $250,000 donation, OnStar will help FOP's foundation provide services to the families of fallen officers during the holidays.
November 5, 2010
A Moncks Corner (S.C.) police officer is now out of a job, after photos of bikini-clad women draped on his cruiser showed up on the Facebook page of a tattoo parlor.
September 22, 2010