Category Archives: Social Media

Traffic Enforcement through Social Media?

Guest Blogger: Saul Jaeger, Lieutenant, Mountain View, California, Police Department Any police leader will tell you that traffic issues — collisions, congestion, speeding, even parking — are one of the leading points of consternation in their community. An increase in … Continue reading

Posted in Social Media, Traffic Safety

The State of the Media and How You Can Help

Guest Blogger: Katie Nelson, Social Media + Public Relations Coordinator, Mountain View, California, Police Department It’s no secret that currently, the journalism industry is struggling in ways that it has never seen before. The effort to transition from print publications to … Continue reading

Posted in Social Media

Join Us at the 2017 IACP Public Information Officer Midyear Conference

If you’re looking at your training budget for the year trying to decide the best path for professional growth, the IACP Public Information Officer (PIO) Midyear Conference co-hosted by the Aurora, Colorado, Police Department is a conference you don’t want … Continue reading

Posted in Membership, Sections, Social Media, Technology

Put a little pop (culture) into your PSAs

Guest Blogger: Katie Nelson, Social Media + Public Relations Coordinator, Mountain View, California, Police Department Social media has shortened the public’s attention span significantly, and law enforcement agencies have known for some time that to captivate a non-captive audience, you have … Continue reading

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Technology and Violence Against Women Series – Posting Content Online

In this blog series, we are examining the impact of technology on violence against women crimes, as identified by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) Safety Net Project. Tomorrow, the IACP Violence Against Women team will focus on … Continue reading

Posted in Cybercrime, Social Media, Technology, Victim Services | 1 Comment

Technology and Violence Against Women Series – Email & Online Evidence Collection

In this blog series, we are examining the impact of technology on violence against women crimes, as identified by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) Safety Net Project. In the coming days, the IACP Violence Against Women team … Continue reading

Posted in Cybercrime, Social Media, Technology | 1 Comment

#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – Sharing Your Agency’s Story Through Video Part 2

This post is part of our ongoing, #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. The #WhyIWearTheBadge campaign kicked off four months ago during the 2015 Police Week. In those four months, thousands of stories have been shared via traditional and social media. One … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Social Media

#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – Integrating with Other Campaigns

This post is part of our ongoing #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. #WhyIWearTheBadge was designed to be a social media campaign that allowed law enforcement agencies all over the world to share stories, photos, and videos that provided a glimpse inside … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Social Media

#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – Tips for Sharing Your Stories Through Video

This post is part of our ongoing #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. Guest blogger: Lieutenant Christopher Cook, Arlington, Texas, Police Department This is the second blog post in a series on #WhyIWearTheBadge campaign. In the first article, we spoke about how … Continue reading

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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – Simple Words, Strong Statements

This post is part of our ongoing #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. The #WhyIWearTheBadge campaign is still going strong as agencies from around the world share their reasons for wearing the badge and choosing to protect and serve their communities. So … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Leadership, Social Media