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ConncectedCOPS Awards 2013: Finalists for Social Media Campaign

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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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ET Phone Home: Smartphones and crime prevention

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March 1, 2012
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One of the downsides about any form of new technology is that it is inevitably expensive and attractive to thieves. Over the years, burglars have focused on Video Recorders, DVD players and, now, Flatscreen TVs. Car thieves have moved from car radios via CD players on to SatNavs, although even those are no longer...
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5 Reasons the Army is issuing iPhone and Android Smartphones to Troops

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December 19, 2010
5 Reasons the Army is issuing iPhone and Android Smartphones to Troops


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PoliceOne iPhone App Review-Nice Mobile Police News App

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November 1, 2010
PoliceOne iPhone App Review-Nice Mobile Police News App

PoliceOne.com is one of my favorite law enforcement websites for police news, blogs, and product reviews. PoliceOne, which is also a Smile Conference sponsor has recently come out with an iPhone app. Their iPhone app is a very nice compliment to their website. The PoliceOne iPhone app opens up to a main or home...
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Top Rated iPhone Apps for Cops, and the rest of us- You Will Want These!

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September 12, 2010
Top Rated iPhone Apps for Cops, and the rest of us- You Will Want These!

Being a retired police officer and and iPhone aficionado I always find myself thinking how apps could have helped me do my job better as a cop. As a police officer you are constantly presented with new situations to have to investigate and hence the need for information. There are also times when communicating...
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SMILE: Chief Billy Grogan’s Perspective

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April 11, 2010
SMILE: Chief Billy Grogan’s Perspective

The Dunwoody (GA) Police Department began operations on April 1, 2009. On April 2, 2009, we created our Twitter account and began tweeting. We really needed a way to quickly connect with our community and Twitter provided that platform. Once we made it past the busywork of the start-up, we created a Facebook fan...
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Military iPhone apps have potential as policing tool

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February 24, 2010
Ratheon's "One Force Tracker" iPhone app

The tagline for the iPhone application store – “there’s an app for that” – brags there’s an app for everything. And it’s mostly true, with apps capable of many things, from updating Twitter and Facebook to managing your household finances and finding a good restaurant. Now even military operations can be added to the...
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