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How To Understand First Amendment Rights for Public Employees

As a law enforcement officer, what can you say without negatively affecting yourself and your agency? 

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Video: Austin Police Detective Suspended Over Facebook Comments

The Austin (TX) Police Department suspended a detective they say posted inappropriate comments on his alias Facebook page about the fatal shooting of a naked unarmed teen.

Austin Police Detective Suspended Over Facebook Comments

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.

Seattle Chief Disciplines Officers Over Social Media Posts

The latest action was announced in a departmentwide email Friday night, only hours after the disclosure of tweets in which a veteran officer ranted about race, gays, President Obama and other subjects.

Female NYPD Officers Face Discipline Over Selfies in Uniform

Some female police officers may be in trouble for posting come-hither photos of themselves on social media along with photos in uniform, which violates NYPD policy.

Illinois Officer Fired Over Ferguson Facebook Comments

The Elgin (Ill.) Police Department has fired an officer for making disparaging remarks on Facebook, including a comment about the Ferguson, Mo., teen shot dead by police, officials said.

Officers Train With NYPD's Twitter Police

NYPD's top brass are taking classes on how to Tweet. The department had only one Twitter account at the beginning of the year, but now has more than 40 and plans to add more.

Posts for Public Consumption?

If you shot somebody tomorrow, how would the post you put online today read in the mind of Miss Mary Poppins sitting at her breakfast table?

LAPD Library of Homicides Puts 'Murder Books' Online

LAPD's first-of-its-kind partnership with the FBI will place sought-after homicide case information a click away for detectives, who sometimes spend weeks tracking down a file's location.

Beware the Lone Wolf

Lone wolves operate on the fringes of extremist movements, with such loose associations being encouraged by terrorist organizations such as al-Qaeda and Hezbollah, and that makes them harder to detect.