Tag Archives: social media

How to effectively communicate to the public after an Officer Involved Shooting

Introduction For decades, the only way for police to communicate with the public after an officer-involved shooting was through press conferences and news conferences. This is no longer the case. Now, departments are taking advantage of social media as well as video evidence when available in order to share information with the public right away, […]

Law Enforcement Officers should encourage citizens to record them, not repel them.

In the past, citizens and media had to rely on eyewitness testimony to hold law enforcement accountable. But with the advent of citizen cell phone technology, they can also protect themselves against false allegations. Now police officers have to be aware that their actions are recorded, which helps ensure they will be accountable for their […]

The role of Public Relations in a Law Enforcement Agency

The role of Public Relations in a Law Enforcement Agency Public relations is a critical part of any organization, including law enforcement. A department’s reputation can be damaged by poor public relations practices. Trust between the agency and the community it serves is important for achieving its mission. It is also difficult to regain trust […]

Instagram on Damage Control

Last week Facebook reported a drop in revenue for the first time. Does this spell trouble for metadynes’? And everyone hates Instagram too. Welcome to the indestructible P.R. podcast, where we use current events and tested media P.R. strategies to help prevent or manage a crisis and build an indestructible reputation. Who is in crisis […]

5 ways to protect your reputation on Social Media

Here are five ways to protect your reputation On social media brought to you by your favorite crisis management consultant. Me. These are the five areas where I notice people get in trouble.  Know your exposure online. Know where are all the places that people can bring you down or where a reputational crisis can […]