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  • 2015 Social Media Survey

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • 12/7/2016
    Finding Your Social Media Funny Bone
    Today on the Social Media Beat, guest blogger Katie Nelson of the Mountain View (CA) Police Department discusses how agencies can find their social media funny bone. 

  • 11/23/2016
    Take a Deep Breath and Count to 3 Before Posting
    Sergeant Rebecca Rodriguez from San Mateo County, California, Sheriff's Office, provides a guest post on the blog about the personal use of social media and how your organization can handle related issues.

  • 11/16/2016
    Tweets and Opinions Don’t Represent My Agency
    In his latest blog post, Mountain View Police Captain Chris Hsiung discusses the line between professional and personal social media accounts and how that line can easily be blurred.

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12/6/2016

Finding Your Social Media Funny Bone

Guest Blogger: Katie Nelson, Social Media + Public Relations Coordinator, Mountain View, California, Police Department A day without laughter is a day wasted, or so they...

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