Category Archives: Social Media

The value of your professional networking relationships

Guest Blogger: Lt. Christopher Cook, Arlington, Texas, Police Department Most of you can probably remember when you were a rookie officer or an entry-level professional team member with your organization. The thought of professional networking likely meant making friends with … Continue reading

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It’s Simply Not Your News to Break: #StayInYourLane

Originally published in the IACP Social Media Blog.  Guest Blogger: Chris Hsiung, Captain, Special Operations Division, Mountain View Police Department, California Three years ago, Northern California law enforcement was rocked by horrific news when the Hayward Police Department suffered the … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Reach Your Community and Beyond

This blog series highlights some of the top Social Media Beat posts from the last couple years. For more information about IACP’s Center for Social Media visit the project webpage. This post was originally published on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. … Continue reading

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Understanding Social Media 101

This blog series highlights some of the top Social Media Beat posts from the last couple years. For more information about IACP’s Center for Social Media visit the project webpage. This post was originally published on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. … Continue reading

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Tweets and Opinions Don’t Represent My Agency*

This blog series highlights some of the top Social Media Beat posts from the last couple years. For more information about IACP’s Center for Social Media visit the project webpage. This post was originally published on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. … Continue reading

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Take a Deep Breath and Count to Three Before Posting…

This blog series highlights some of the top Social Media Beat posts from the last couple years. For more information about IACP’s Center for Social Media visit the project webpage. This post was originally published on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. … Continue reading

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Officer Safety When the Public Uses Social Media in a Crisis

This blog series highlights some of the top Social Media Beat posts from the last couple years. For more information about IACP’s Center for Social Media visit the project webpage. This post was originally published on Monday, June 29, 2015. … Continue reading

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Increasing Facebook Likes – Ads Vs. Content

This blog series highlights some of the top Social Media Beat posts from the last couple years. For more information about IACP’s Center for Social Media visit the project webpage. This post was originally published on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. … Continue reading

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“Good Sergeanting” and LESM

This blog series highlights some of the top Social Media Beat posts from the last couple years. For more information about IACP’s Center for Social Media visit the project webpage. This post was originally published on Thursday, November 12, 2015. … Continue reading

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Going Live in 3, 2, 1: How to Capitalize on Facebook’s Newest Feature

This blog series highlights some of the top Social Media Beat posts from the last couple years. For more information about IACP’s Center for Social Media visit the project webpage. This post was originally published on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. … Continue reading

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