Interesting infographic on connectedcops.net. Police departments use Twitter as a means of sharing information with their communities. The site BrightPlanet recently did a study to uncover exactly how police departments are using Twitter. They found that Police departments mostly use twitter to send out updates on their own activity and traffic updates. They do also use it to send crime alerts, safety alerts, recent arrest information and to tell the weather.
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[Infographic] How Police Departments Use Twitter