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Police Using Twitter: Helpful Or Hurtful? [STUDY]

Police Using Twitter: Helpful Or Hurtful? [STUDY]

Social media is becoming a popular tool among law enforcement, and Twitter seems to be the weapon of choice. But is all of this tweeting good or bad for keeping the peace?

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Twitter Crime Reconstruction Helps Build Case Against Armed Robbers

Twitter Crime Reconstruction Helps Catch Armed Robbers

Surrey Police used Twitter to reconstruct a crime scene – and generated tips and evidence enough to help build a case against two violent robbers.

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Chennai Police Using Twitter To Fight Crime (And Hopefully Not To Censor People)

Chennai, like most places in the world, has a crime problem.

What it also has, that most places do NOT (though it’s only a matter of time) is a police force tasked with monitoring social media sites, like Twitter, to help fight back.

But are they planning to use it purely to fight crime – or will they use it to crush political dissidents and other naysayers as well?

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Police In Seattle “Tweet By Beat”

No, this isn’t a dance routine – Seattle police are using Twitter to bring safety alerts to the next level.

If you are/were fond of listening to police scanners, you’ll go nuts over this.

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