"Pawfficer" Donut has been sworn in as the Troy (MI) Police Department's Police cat. Judges Kirsten Nielsen Hartig and Maureen McGinnis asked Donut to raise her right paw and officially swore her in, badge and all, at the Troy Police Department with other officers and even Chief Gary Mayer looking on. More Here.
May 14, 2018
A recent change at Facebook is having an impact on police and government agencies that's making them worried. The social media giant has changed its algorithm and residents may not be able to easily see posts from cities and counties. More Here.
January 30, 2018
"The Rock" sent a message via Twitter to wounded Douglas County (CO) Sheriff's Office Deputy Jeff Pelle, wishing him a speedy recovery. More Here.
January 26, 2018
The Miami Police Department has produced a funny video that uses a ragtime soundtrack and silent movie style footage to urge people to help the department win an Aftermath K-9 Grant. The video features Tank, one of the department's K-9s. More Here.
November 2, 2017
The St. Louis Police Department (SLMPD) is investigating one of their own because of a Facebook meme that calls Black Lives Matter protesters "domestic terrorists." The meme also shows the wording "the Klan with a tan." More Here.
September 20, 2017
Law enforcement officers nationwide are on the lookout for a man who is accused of murdering a 74-year-old man in Cleveland and posting a video of the crime on Facebook Cleveland yesterday.
April 17, 2017
Police in Aurora, Colorado, which saw one of the largest disturbances in the country involving an "unruly crowd" of around 500 people, on Tuesday appealed to the public for help tracking down videos that might show some of those involved.
December 28, 2016
The Madison County Sheriff’s office wondered if those 19 guns were accompanied by the proper licenses and permits. Given that the house was caught on film, police investigated further and eventually got a search warrant for the property on Powell Drive in Huntsville. More Here.
December 7, 2016
After facing criticism for a social media post showing a man crying after his arrest Friday, the Pasco County (FL) Sheriff's Office published another message and a video Monday highlighting their compassion to the man. More Here.
November 22, 2016
A part-time police officer in McKeesport, PA, was fired after an apparent racist social media post involving the officer began circulating online, the mayor of McKeesport said. More Here.
September 28, 2016
The Austin (TX) Police Department says Detective Jason Chiappardi posted inappropriate comments on his alias Facebook page about the shooting of naked unarmed teen David Joseph. The department gave him a three-day suspension without pay. More Here.
August 24, 2016
An allegation of children held at gunpoint by St. Louis police, which swept social media and led to a protest this week, was proven false by video from a patrol vehicle's dashboard camera, Police Chief Sam Dotson said Wednesday. More Here.
March 4, 2016
After they got the viewers, police say they headed out to complete the mission, but a Periscope viewer in South Carolina spotted what was happening. More Here.
February 25, 2016
A three-year veteran of the Buffalo (NY) Police Department assigned to the Housing Unit was suspended without pay Monday afternoon for violating the department's social media policy. More Here.
February 23, 2016
Jackie Perry doesn’t want her husband, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, to be the latest casualty of the anti-cop sentiment sweeping the country. More Here.
November 2, 2015