Great stuff from my friend Tim Burrows, who understands how to leverage social media to bridge the gap between police services and the the public.
Social Peelian Principle 1
The primary objective for policing efforts through their social media presence must be that of educating and informing the public to assist them in protecting themselves from becoming victims of crime and avoiding conflict.
Social Peelian Principle 2
Police use of social media must at all times consider the public perception of their activities first ensuring those activities are never used to embarrass, humiliate or belittle the public.
Social Peelian Principle 3
Police use of social media must convey their presence in the best interest of their community with the end user value placed as the paramount reason for posting information.
Social Peelian Principle 4
Using social media as a threat to…
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