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Law Enforcement to Monitor Crowdsourced Intel with Mobile Safety App at Boston Marathon

April 15, 2014
Law Enforcement to Monitor Crowdsourced Intel with  Mobile Safety App at Boston Marathon

Citizens urged to support Boston Marathon safety by downloading VizSAFE mobile app to instantly share photos and videos with first responders Boston, MA USA – April 15, 2014 – VizSAFE, the only universal mobile crowdsourcing safety app and community website, today announced it will be monitored by law enforcement during the 118th Boston Marathon....
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2013 ConnectedCOPS Awards Winners Announced

September 30, 2013
2013 ConnectedCOPS Awards Winners Announced

LAwS Communications Announces the Winners of the International ConnectedCOPS Awards  Recipients announced in eight categories at The SMILE Conference in Omaha, Neb. Omaha, NE – October 01, 2013 – The winners of the second annual ConnectedCOPS™ Awards were announced last week at the SMILE Conference® in Omaha, Nebraska. The awards program began last year...
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Cheers to #SMILEcon

August 4, 2013
Cheers to #SMILEcon

Cheers to the upcoming SMILE Conference, September 24-26, 2013. To celebrate the SMILE Conference coming to Omaha, the Omaha Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting a special giveaway. Each week from now until August 19th a SMILE registrant will win a gift card to one of Omaha’s popular watering holes. Register for the 2013...
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Dynamic police units star in #WMPLive – a UK policing first

June 24, 2013
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Don’t miss this live event 7:30pm-8:30pm BST, 2:30-3:30 EST, 11:30-12:30 PST. FIVE of West Midlands Police’s most dynamic departments will come together during a live online ‘hangout’ in a UK policing first that promises to give viewers a real-time insight into the work of critical force units. ‘WMP Live’ sees officers from traffic, motorway...
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Minneapolis Police and Target offer free social media training for police

January 5, 2013
Minneapolis Police and Target offer free social media training for police

SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING for law enforcement Presented by Target and the Minneapolis Police Department Hosted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension No Cost to Attend. Space is Limited. POST Board credit has been applied for. Target and the Minneapolis Police Department have teamed up to offer training for metro area law enforcement on...
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Police forces benefit from using social media, new European study shows

December 10, 2012
Police forces benefit from using social media, new European study shows

COMPOSITE (COMparative POlice Studies In The EU) is a project carried out by researchers and police experts from ten European countries. Their second report on technology adaptation, just released, is based on interviews and workshops with IT experts from the police forces of, among others, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom....
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Heroes Behind the Badge, see it at #IACP2012

September 25, 2012
Heroes Behind the Badge, see it at #IACP2012

Here is what people are saying about Heroes Behind the Badge: “I am a Deputy Sheriff. The movie brought tears to my eyes.” “HBTB made LEO’s feel appreciated, respected and recognized for the dangerous job we do.” “If this doesn’t touch the ore of your emotion of the life and danger of an officer...
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Collier County Sheriff Rambosk Launches Storm Website

August 24, 2012
Collier County Sheriff Rambosk Launches Storm Website

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is Storm Central for Tropical Storm Isaac. In fact, whenever severe weather is approaching the community can now turn to CCSO’s new website. The site is always viewable at www.ccso.tv/ccsostormcentral.html. When Collier County experiences a significant storm event, such as Isaac, the website will override the Sheriff’s main website....
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ConnectedCOPS Awards Finalists press release

July 27, 2012
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LAwS Communications announced finalists in the ConnectedCOPS™ Awards, a new awards program for law enforcement using social media. The ConnectedCOPS Awards were created with the intent of recognizing the great work being done with social media in six categories, by individual sworn officers and law enforcement agencies. Winners will be announced at The SMILE...
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Role of Social Media in Law Enforcement Significant and Growing

July 18, 2012
Role of Social Media in Law Enforcement Significant and Growing

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced the results of a comprehensive survey focused on the impact of social media on law enforcement in criminal investigations. The survey revealed that currently four out of five respondents use various social media platforms to assist in investigations and found agencies serving smaller populations and with fewer sworn...
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