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Putting It Into Action


Your strategy is developed, your policies are in place, and you are ready to put these tools into action. The IACP Center for Social Media has created a compendium of tutorials, publications, case studies, and other resources to help guide you through the process of setting up and maintaining your social media presence.


Glossary Terms


Crowdsourcing: the act of a company or institution taking a function once performed by employees and outsourcing it to an undefined (and generally large) network of people in the form of an open call.

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Does IACP have a model policy for social media? Yes, the IACP in conjunction with the National Law Enforcement Policy Center has created a model policy focused on the usage of social media. You can view that policy by clicking here.

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Fun Fact


According to Experian Hitwise, “Facebook” was the most searched term in 2012, making it the fourth year in a row that the social networking platform topped the most searched list.

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