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Lauri Stevens

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#Poltwt Wrap-Up

July 3, 2014
#Poltwt Wrap-Up

The third Global Police Tweet-a-thon is just behind us. According to Bright Planet the third #poltwt saw over 15,000 original tweets from 1,000 unique users. A map of the officially registered users is on Google. The most common device or app used was Twitter for iPhone, followed by the web-based twitter app and then...
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Highlights of #Poltwt – half way through

November 1, 2013
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The second #poltwt is well underway with over 250 agency accounts and over 75 officers accounts as registered participants. We have representatives from South Africa, Kenya, Estonia, Belgium, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, Iceland, Canada and United States. As I write this, registrations continue to come in. All will be noted on...
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Global Police Tweet-a-thon, the sequel

October 2, 2013
Global Police Tweet-a-thon, the sequel

Next Global Police Tweet-a-thon is November 1st! History in the making March 22nd of this year was an epic day for law enforcement. It was the day over 200 law enforcement agencies all across the western hemisphere took to Twitter for 24 hours or a portion thereof to tweet about their work. With the...
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Who’s SMILE’n in Omaha

September 9, 2013
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With two weeks until the next SMILE Conference® in Omaha, this is a list of the police agencies and companies sending at least one person to the conference. The SMILE Conference is hosted by Chief Todd Schmaderer and the men and women of the Omaha Police Department. Our keynotes include Deputy Chief Peter Sloly...
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Some cops are just too darn funny

August 13, 2013
Some cops are just too darn funny

I get calls probably twice a month from a reporter doing a story on how their local police are using humor in social media. They usually want to ask some version of the question “Is that appropriate?” Just today CNN emailed about the Hillsboro, OR Police posting a humorous video to recruit a new...
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ConnectedCOPS Awards 2013: Finalists for Excellence at a Large Agency

August 11, 2013
ConnectedCOPS Awards 2013: Finalists for Excellence at a Large Agency

ConnectedCOPS Excellence at a Large Agency This award is given to a law enforcement agency, anywhere in the world, of 151 sworn officers or more that has demonstrated overall excellence in the use of social media to enhance its services to the public. The agency exhibits leadership, creativity and innovation in its use of...
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ConnectedCOPS Awards 2013: Finalists for Top Cop Award

August 10, 2013
ConnectedCOPS Awards 2013: Finalists for Top Cop Award

ConnectedCOPS Top Cop This award is given to the sworn law enforcement executive of the rank of LT (or its international equivalent) and above, at any worldwide law enforcement agency who has demonstrated significant and sustained executive leadership to further the use of social media and Internet technologies in law enforcement. This individual is...
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ConncectedCOPS Awards 2013: Finalists for Social Media Campaign

August 8, 2013
ConncectedCOPS Awards 2013: Finalists for Social Media Campaign

ConnectedCOPS Social Media Campaign This award will go to the law enforcement agency which has met its stated goals with a documented social media campaign. The campaign is designed to address a significant problem or educational issue within the agency’s jurisdiction. Nominations should include a description of how success was measured. The finalists in...
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ConnectedCOPS Awards 2013: Finalists for Leadership Award

August 7, 2013
ConnectedCOPS Awards 2013: Finalists for Leadership Award

ConnectedCOPS Leadership Award This award is given to an officer up to and including the rank of Sergeant (or its international equivalent) at any worldwide law enforcement agency who has singularly demonstrated exemplary and selfless leadership in the use of social media to improve public safety and/or enhance his or her agency’s community engagement...
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ConnectedCOPS Awards 2013: Finalists for Civilian Award of Excellence

August 6, 2013
ConnectedCOPS Awards 2013: Finalists for Civilian Award of Excellence

ConnectedCOPS Social Media Civilian Award of Excellence This award is given to the individual civilian member or employee of a law enforcement agency who has singularly demonstrated overall excellence in the use of social media to improve public safety and/or enhance his or her agency’s community engagement and reputation. This individual is creative and...
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