• 2014 Social
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    In fall 2014 the IACP conducted their fifth 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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  • 11/18/2014
    New Webinar on Nextdoor
    This new webinar highlights how law enforcement agencies can use Nextdoor, for individual neighborhood communication and outreach.

  • 11/14/2014
    Using Nextdoor to Expand Community Engagement
    In the latest post to The Social Media Beat, Lt. Zach Perron of the Palo Alto Police Department, and former IACP fellow to the Center for Social Media, provides an overview of the Sacramento Police Department's experience with the social network Nextdoor.

  • 10/29/2014
    2014 Survey Results Released
    IACP's fifth annual survey results are now available.

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Does the IACP have a Facebook page? Yes, IACP has an official Facebook page.  Discover Policing, an IACP initiative on police recruiting, also has a Facebook page

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Using Nextdoor to Expand Community Engagement

Those who stayed until the final afternoon of the IACP Annual Conference were treated to a fascinating case study of community engagement, courtesy of the Sacramento (CA) Police Department and featuring their use of the social network Nextdoor.

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The reason the main color on Facebook is blue is because founder Mark Zuckerberg is red-green color blind, meaning the color he can see best is blue.

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