Using Twitter to Show Just How Busy a Police Department Can Get

#Twitter

Thu, Dec 9th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

The CBC is reporting on a new approach from Vancouver Police Services which will help "give people a sense of how many calls the police handle in a day".

Starting at 8 a.m. PT on Thursday, media officer Const. Anne Longley will tweet each and every call, from parking complaints to high priority calls such as in-progress violent crimes including assault or robbery, on the micro-blogging website.

Const. Longley opined that this would be a good way to "officially launch the department's Twitter account @VancouverPD with a bang".

                                                                               

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