This course on social media use in law enforcement includes complete training in the use of Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google HangOuts, LinkedIn and third party tools. This fast-paced course is designed for the serious learner and is intended to take law enforcement professionals with little or no knowledge of social media usage to a point where they’re comfortable and knowledgeable and have a complete working knowledge of how to gain all the benefits from using social media and mitigate the associated risks. After completing the course, students will know:

  • The complete ins and outs of Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest
  • Solid foundation in Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram, Tumblr
  • A solid understanding of third party tools useful to law enforcement

This course is part of the LAwS Academy Social Media for Law Enforcement Certification Program. The program is a comprehensive certification regimen designed to provide law enforcement professionals with high-level social media skills for use in a variety of investigative, legal, policy, and campaign settings.