This article introduces what some law enforcement agencies have done to mitigate trust issues by utilizing social media as a form of community policing. There is a silent majority out there that support law enforcement. As a pioneer of using Facebook as a platform for community policing, taking criticism from my law enforcement peers was unavoidable. However, these same peers would turn to Facebook shortly after for personal and professional use. The key is to reach out and to educate the public to help gain trust in law enforcement, and using modern social media platforms to reach the masses only makes sense. Facebook is a good place to start.
Carlisle, Stephen. 2022. "Facebook for Law Enforcement." Certified Public Manager® Applied Research 3, (1). https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/cpmar/vol3/iss1/1
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