How Police Investigators Use Social Media [Infographic]


As more and more people are taking their lives online to social media sites, police and law enforcement agencies find it relevant to go virtual themselves to investigate cases.

A staggering number of police officers are using social media sites to keep track of suspected (or convicted) criminals and gain pertinent information for cases, because they are most frank on those sites.

Today’s infographic lays the number for these investigators – about 80% of law enforcement departments frequently use social media for investigative purposes, including agencies on the Federal, State, and Local levels.

How Police Investigators Use Social Media [Infographic]

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