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February 9, 2013

#Tweetalongs demystify US police work

Officers give netizens a behind-the-scenes look into their daily routines.
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It has not been easy to get a glimpse into the daily activities of US police, unless you were riding in the front seat of a squad car. Some officers are now trying to change that with the help of social media. During a #tweetalong, an officer regularly posts updates of his or her unit's activities, including photos and videos. Police departments across the country are embracing the practice:

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