The Law Enforcement Social Media Blog

The authoritative resource for news and information about law enforcement social media. From Facebook and Twitter to YouTube and Nixle, we discuss social media and its use as the ultimate community policing tool.

Mike Bires is the founder of LawEnforcement.Social. He is a regular contributor to the blog and is the host of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, available on iTunes and Google Play.

Miranda Rights

Being a law enforcement officer and an educator, I often get asked the question of when to advise someone of their Miranda Rights. While television and movies always depict law enforcement reciting Miranda Rights to a suspect after an arrest has been made, the reality is that Miranda Rights only have to be read to someone when two conditions are present; the person needs to be in custody and is go...
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Investigation of The MeVee Live Stream Platform

In this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media podcast and COPS on Blab, we discuss the new live streaming app MeVee and interview the CEO and cofounder of the app Tomer Dicturel. Tomer Dicturel Tomer Dicturel is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of MeVee, a social media live streaming platform that captures the can’t-miss moments. Tomer leveraged his diverse fina...
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How To Get Sued Over Your Social Media Content

On this episode of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast and COPS on Blab, we discussed the legalities of the visual content we use in social media. Everyone, regardless if you are in the law enforcement community or not, uses copy, video, images and infographics in the content they publish for their communities, fans and followers. Our guest on this episode is not only a personal manager for m...
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Facebook Instant Reply And Messenger Templates, Episode 33

Facebook Instant Reply Facebook Instant reply is a new feature that allows Page owners to create, save and then use custom, canned messages when communicating with people through Facebook Messaging.  This new addition will help law enforcement agencies that are not able to monitor their page 24 hours a day to send an immediate message to someone .  By creating this message, you are still interacti...
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Terms of Use For Law Enforcement Social Media

In this episode of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast and COPS on Blab, guests Billy Grogan and Kathryn Hamel discuss the importance of terms of use pages for social media pages managed by law enforcement agencies. The show's content and video were derived from a blog post authored by Billy, " What Every Law Enforcement Facebook Page Needs. " We collaborated with Billy and expanded it to not...
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What Every Law Enforcement Facebook Page Needs

What Every Law Enforcement Facebook Page Needs What do you think a law enforcement Facebook needs?  A sense of humor ? Of course!  Timely information ?  Definitely!  Lots of photos ?  You bet!  Great video ?  For sure!  All of these things I have mentioned are important and every law enforcement Facebook page should have them.  Yet, none of these is the one thing every law enforcement Facebook pag...
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