Why Citizens Demand More Social Media in Law Enforcement

Do you Like Bones on Facebook? Do you live-tweet Dexter every week? Turns out, social media users want to be involved with the real-life fight against crime, as well.

Approximately 92% of citizens from across six countries want to support their police force, according to a June 2012 survey by Accenture.

SEE ALSO: Seattle Police Crime Blotter is Now 51 Hyper-Local Twitter Feeds

 

Of the 1,300 participants, 88% percent believe they have an important role in preventing crime, but only 16% feel well-informed.

The survey, which spanned Canada, the U.S., the UK, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain, highlights the relationship between social media, police and citizenry. You’ll find its results in the infographic below.

fore more info: http://mashable.com/2012/10/09/police-social-media/

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