FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin: Social Media and Law Enforcement Potential Risks

Law enforcement always has been a dangerous profession because officers risk their lives to form a barrier between criminals and society. In the past, police could to some extent protect themselves and their loved ones from threats. Today these risks have changed. The power of the Internet—social media in particular—has brought danger home to officers and their families. They cannot shield themselves as easily from the repercussions of their jobs defending the community.

Author: Gwendolyn Waters

Federal Sponsor Agency: FBI

Publication Date: 2012

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