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New Zealand Police #runningmanchallenge

Nice little video from NZ Police Recruitment, doing their own #runningmanchallenge. But is it a proper use of public funds? … Read more » – New Zealand Police #runningmanchallenge

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Hampshire police facebook

Hampshire Constabulary

Nice example of a corporate Police Facebook page with plenty of engagement on most posts, and over 17,000 likes

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PC Richard Stanley

A great, engaging blog about work as a police officer in the Walsall area, written by a PC in his … Read more » – PC Richard Stanley

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Supt Keith Fraser on Twitter

A good use of Twitter by a senior police officer, Superintendant Keith Fraser, Head of Crime and Operations for the … Read more » – Supt Keith Fraser on Twitter

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EDL and other protests in Wellington, Shropshire

When far right groups like the English Defence League stage marches their aim is publicity. Disorder can sometimes follow. This … Read more » – EDL and other protests in Wellington, Shropshire

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Metropolitan Police Service – Ask Met Boss

The Metropolitan Police Service use the Twitter hashtag ‘#askmetboss’ and CoverItLive to source questions for a regular webchat with the … Read more » – Metropolitan Police Service – Ask Met Boss

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Avon & Somerset Police Authority Policing Priorities Summer 2011 consultation

Avon & Somerset Police Authority use Delib’s Citizen Space platform to host their online consultations, and put together an integrated … Read more » – Avon & Somerset Police Authority Policing Priorities Summer 2011 consultation

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Southsidecops: local policing on Twitter

Ben Proctor is one of Britain’s foremost trainers and thinkers on emergency planning, resilience and social media. In this case … Read more » – Southsidecops: local policing on Twitter

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Digital Engagement for Police forces

A short, accessible guide for police forces interested in considering digital engagement, incorporating case studies, mythbusters and ideas for applying … Read more » – Digital Engagement for Police forces

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#gmp24 – live tweeting a police force’s work

Amanda Coleman advises on communications for Greater Manchester Police and writes about a project she worked on to live-tweet the … Read more » – #gmp24 – live tweeting a police force’s work

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Queensland Police: Disaster Management Case Study

In the field of digital engagement in a crisis Queensland Police are talked about in hushed reverential tones. This is … Read more » – Queensland Police: Disaster Management Case Study

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Police Code of Conduct approach to Social Media

Stuart Hyde, Chief Constable of Cumbria Police gives his views on how staff should conduct themselves when interacting with members … Read more » – Police Code of Conduct approach to Social Media

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trust me, I’m a follower  

Opening up social media is one of the biggest challenges the public sector has. Carolyn Mitchell hitthe nail on the … Read more » – trust me, I’m a follower  

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How bloggers and police countered riot rumours in Wolverhampton

When the riots struck panic and rumour kicked in. While some called for the internet to be shut down others … Read more » – How bloggers and police countered riot rumours in Wolverhampton

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Surrey Police to use Twitter to report every car crime

For high profile campaigns, Twitter can work beautifully. This initiative from Surrey police saw them tweet car crimes for a … Read more » – Surrey Police to use Twitter to report every car crime

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Balance your Bobbies

North Wales Police are using Balance your Bobbies in a similar way to how local authorities have been using simple … Read more » – Balance your Bobbies

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MyPolice: an online feedback tool for the police

Tayside Police are involved in a pilot to crowdsource service experience and to engage with the public through MyPolice, this … Read more » – MyPolice: an online feedback tool for the police