Social Media / Networking and Electronic Communications Flashcards
Social media provides a valuable means of assisting the department and its personnel in communication with the community, problem-solving, investigative, crime prevention, and related objectives.
Social media is a valuable investigative tool when seeking evidence or information about…?
Missing persons Crimes perpetrated online Gang affiliation Wanted persons Photos or videos of a crime posted by a participant or observer
Social media can be used for community outreach and engagement by…?
Providing crime prevention tips
Offering on-line reporting opportunities
Sharing crime maps and data
Soliciting tips about unsolved crimes (i.e. Crimestoppers)
Social media can be used to make time-sensitive notifications related to…?
Missing or endangered persons
Who must approve all information of an emergency nature before being disseminated on an official social media site?
Bureau Commander and PIO
This department has an obligation to include Internet-based content when conducting background investigations of job candidates. Who should conduct these searches?
Information pertaining to _____ should be filtered out prior to sharing any information found online with decision makers.
What should department personnel be cautioned not to do?
Display department logos, uniforms, or similar identifying items on personal web pages.
Post personal photographs or provide similar means of personal recognition that may cause them to be identified as a police officer to this department. Officers who are, or who may reasonably be expected to work in covert or undercover operations, shall not post any form of visual or personal identification.
Department personnel shall not access their personal social networking site while on duty.