Surrey Police to use Twitter to report every car crime


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For high profile campaigns, Twitter can work beautifully. This initiative from Surrey police saw them tweet car crimes for a seven day period.

“During the week our staff will be tweeting all vehicle crime incidents that come into the force’s contact centre and we are encouraging the public to respond if they have any information that can help us bring the offenders to justice.”

In October 2010, Greater Manchester Police tweeted all crimes over a 24-hour period, but Surrey will concentrate on reporting only thefts from or of vehicles.

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