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Social Media and Public Safety Communications: The Positive and The Negative Webinar #45764

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Mar 14, 2017 - Mar 14, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Recorded from live webinar on March 14, 2017

RECORDING: This webinar will examine the use of social media in public safety and the relationship between its use and the effects upon the communications center. It will:

Provide students with an understanding of:

  • Various social media sites and their uses
  • The benefits of social media in public safety
  • The detriments of social media in public safety
  • The telecommunicator’s role in social media application

Describe the use of social media for:

  • Public education
  • Recruitment purposes
  • Crime prevention and crime solving

Explain the telecommunicator’s ethical use of social media as it relates to their job duties.

Presenter: Debbie Gailbreath