• 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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  • 5/18/2016
    Creating Content Through Current Events
    Do you ever wonder, “What should we be posting about on social media?” If so, then check out the latest blog post from Tim Burrows, who provides a few content creation suggestions for law enforcement.

  • 5/12/2016
    Applying the President’s Task Force Report through Social Media
    Deputy Chief Andy Johnson, Hanover Park, Illinois, Police Department returns as a guest blogger to provide information on what the U.S. President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing means for law enforcement's use of social media.

  • 5/5/2016
    Navigating Through Facebook Page Changes
    In his latest post on The Social Media Beat, Mark Economou breaks down some of the recent changes to Facebook pages, how they will affect you, and how you can work around them.

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Which social media site is best for my department? The social media site(s) you decide to use will depend on your agency's size, resources, intended audience, and goals.  The IACP does not endorse or recommend any particular social media site, platform, or technology. Search the directory to see what platforms other agencies use and how they are used.

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Creating Content Through Current Events

One of the questions I’m asked most by law enforcement is, “What should we be posting about on social media?” It’s a very valid question to which there are so many different answers, which can be...

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