Philadelphia police have robust web presence

    Philly police are talking up their beefed up web presence in this Technically Philly report.

    The department has applied a healthy helping of social networking to its online presence.

    One officer says that instead of endlessly canvassing for clues after a crime is committed, the department can now post surveillance video online, and, almost immediately, start receiving tips from the public, thanks to social networking.

     

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