Archives for February 2010

Social Media for Law Enforcement-DC Public Safety-213,000 Requests a Month

Welcome to DC Public Safety – radio and television shows on crime, criminal offenders and the criminal justice system.

See http://media.csosa.gov for our television shows, blog and transcripts. We now average 213,000 requests a month.

We welcome your comments or suggestions at leonard.sipes@csosa.gov or at Twitter at http://twitter.com/lensipes.

Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2010/05/social-media-for-law-enforcement-dc-public-safety-213000-requests-a-month/

The program interviews Lauri Stevens, Chair of Web Design and Interactive Media for the New England Institute of Art and organizer of the Social Media in Law Enforcement Conference (SMILE). Also interviewed is Daniel Alexander, Chief of Police, Boca Raton, FL. Chief Alexander will be speaking at the Social Media in Law Enforcement Conference. He employees a wide array of social media initiatives.

The theme of the program is that social media accomplishes a wide array of operational objectives, improves public safety and prompts multiple conversations with citizens to improve operations and crime control.

The web address for the conference is http://thesmileconference.com . The website for Chief Alexander is http://www.bocaviper.com.

The program is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.

Terms: social media, SMILE, Social Media in Law Enforcement, police, law enforcement

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Alliance of Concerned Men-DC Public Safety-200,000 Requests a Month

Welcome to DC Public Safety – radio and television shows on crime, criminal offenders and the criminal justice system.

See http://media.csosa.gov for our television shows, blog and transcripts. We now average 228,000 requests a month.

We welcome your comments or suggestions at leonard.sipes@csosa.gov or at Twitter at http://twitter.com/lensipes.

Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2010/05/alliance-of-concerned-men-dc-public-safety-200000-requests-a-month/

The program interviews Tyrone Parker, the Executive Director of the Alliance of Concerned Men in Washington, D.C. The Alliance represents and advocates for former offenders. The Alliance also provides direct services such as gang violence intervention, efforts to promote responsible fathering, after school programs, absconder programs, life skills, substance abuse, leadership and other programs.

Mr. Parker states that the bottom-line of all efforts is public safety or the creation of a safer society. The website for the Alliance is www.allianceofconcernedmen.com.

The program is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.

Terms: previously incarcerated people, ex-offenders, offenders, public safety

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