• 2015 Social Media Survey

    In fall 2015 the IACP conducted their sixth annual social media survey. The results are now available.


  • IACP/Accenture Social Media Maturity Model

    At IACP 2014, IACP and Accenture released a social media maturity model to build on their Ready, Set, Go document.


  • Welcome to the IACP Center for Social Media

    IACP’s Center for Social Media serves as a clearinghouse of information and no-cost resources to help law enforcement personnel to develop or enhance their agency’s use of social media and integrate Web 2.0 tools into agency operations.

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What is social media? Social media is integrated Web-based technology that allows users to generate content and then share that content through various connections.  Examples of social media include blogs, social networking sites, microblogging sites, photo- and video-sharing sites, wikis, mashups, and virtual worlds. With millions of active users on hundreds of sites, social media has become the way people do business, engage with others, and share and gather information. Social media is one of the many tools law enforcement can use to communicate with their community.

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#IACP2015 Session Recap: Social Media Bootcamp

While just about every PIO session at this year’s IACP Conference and Exposition in Chicago had a nearly full audience and was jam packed with information, one session in particular hit it out of the park. Social Media Boot Camp with...

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In June 2013, users spent 20 billion minutes per day on Facebook. That equates to 8.3 hours per month or 17.29 minutes per day per user.

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