Top 25 Social Media & Networking Sites for Cops and Crimefighters

by Linda on Feb 24, 2010

An example of a social network diagram.

One way to make police and crimefighting work easier is to use social networking tools. Not only do crime fighters use sites such as FaceBook and Twitter to catch criminals, they use them for camaraderie and families of crimefighters use them for solace and support. The following list of top 25 social media and networking sites for cops and crimefighters provides a resource for social media perfection. [click to continue…]

Top 50 Criminal Justice & Criminology Blogs

by Linda on Dec 27, 2009

Criminals and attorneys have one thing in common — they both learn that crimes are punished in varying degrees from state to state and from country to country. The following blogs can provide information from local-level police department blogs to forensic blogs on how criminal justice is meted out from the grassroots level to an international framework. You can learn from perspectives that range from law enforcers to lawyers and professors who deal with criminology and criminal justice on a daily basis.

The blogs listed below were chosen by using keywords and selecting the first ten blogs that appeared in that search. All blogs were further selected by recent status of updates. The links are listed alphabetically within five categories. [click to continue…]

Top 50 Cops and Crimefighters on Twitter

by Linda on Dec 15, 2009

While many media resources use Twitter to spread stories quickly, journalists and other individuals who want to know about breaking news might discover another resource closer to the action. If you follow some of the top fifty cops and crimefighters on Twitter listed below, you may learn about news even before major media outlets. [click to continue…]