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Seattle Officer Fired Over Instagram Posts

An officer with the Seattle Police Department has been fired after an internal investigation revealed that he violated agency social media policy by posting several profane and politically charged comments on Instagram.

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Social Media Scandal Rocks Command of Burlington, VT, PD

The first casualty was Brandon del Pozo, who resigned as chief after it came out that he was using a fake Twitter account to heckle activists who were critical of the city. Stepping in to take his place was casualty number two, Jan Wright, who was shortly after put on paid administrative leave after it emerged that she had a fake Facebook account

California Department Posts Holiday Tips for Citizens on Social Media

The Bakersfield (CA) Police Department wants to keep "the Grinch" at bay this holiday season, and posted some safety tips for the citizens they serve on the agency's Facebook page.

Massachusetts Department Posts Epic Holiday Video to Facebook

The Stow (MA) Police Department posted a video to Facebook last week that has garnered more than 2.6 million views and 25,000 shares.

Image of Texas Officer Helping Woman in Wheelchair Draws Praise

Officer Chris Douglas saw a woman attempting to cross the busy intersection and decided to stop his vehicle in the roadway to block traffic.

Illinois Department's "Helpful" Social Media Post Causes Laughter

The Park Forest (IL) Police Department had some fun on social media with a post that sought to lure unsuspecting users of illegal drugs to send the agency information on their dealer's location and contact information.

2 St. Louis Officers Fired Over Social Media Posts

Two of nearly two dozen St. Louis, MO, police officers accused this summer by a watchdog group of posting objectionable Facebook messages have been fired.

Video: Texas Officer Removes Carton from Skunk's Head, Takes Off Running

An officer with the White Oak (TX) Police Department can be seen on dash camera video carefully approaching a skunk that had a food container stuck on its head.

Oklahoma Officer's Starbucks Cups Delivered with "Pig" Written on Label

An officer in Oklahoma who merely wanted to do a nice thing for the people working in the dispatch office of his department on Thanksgiving was met with an unpleasant surprise when the cups of coffee he had ordered were delivered with the word "pig" printed on them.

Georgia Officers' "Donut Disaster" Social Media Post Goes Viral

Officers with the Brookhaven (GA) Police Department were called when a citizen reported that a Krispy Kreme donut delivery truck had mistakenly ejected a number of glazed donuts on the side of the road.