Law Enforcement Gets Own Social Media Sites

There is a Facebook just for cops– 20for25.com launched two weeks ago as a closed, secure social media site “for cops by cops.” Before law enforcement officers can complete registration, 20for25 (“10-20” is standard police code for a location report, and “10-25” is a request to meet in person) verifies their credentials with their employing agency. The site announced, “Law enforcement professionals need a place to network, share training idea, and socialize in a medium that is safe and secure.” 

BlueLine is another secure professional network built exclusively for law enforcement. BlueLine will also provide mechanisms for U.S. law enforcement agencies to collaborate in real time, as well as private marketplace to buy and sell equipment. 

The selling point of both these networks is safety, but how exclusive and secure do you think these networks are?

To read the whole article: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/09/02/20295392-have-you-liked-your-cop-today-law-enforcement-gets-own-social-media-sites?lite

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