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Police Social Media Boot Camp - Master Social Media Officer Certification
posted January 17, 2018 3:02 PM

Police Social Media Bootcamp

Date: 3/19/2018 - 3/22/2018, 08:00 AM
$595 (Four Day Course - Hands on computer labs, videos, candid conversations and more) Master Social Media Officer Certification

Description: Participants are trained to understand the workings of social media as a part of news media operations on a local, national and international level and its interaction with police, fire, public safety and other first responders. Attendees also learn to manage and disseminate critical and often sensitive information via social media platforms as well as understanding the legal aspects and possible ramifications of the release of information. They also learn to utilize social media communications proactively and anticipate reporters' tactics and perspectives while giving solid and effective answers to general public's questions and concerns. Participants learn how to execute summarized and complete departmental alerts, advisories, news releases and related collateral materials.

-Police Social Media tricks, secrets & pitfalls
-News or Noise: A candid opinion on your posts
-LIVE! Facebook, Periscope, YouTube – Reality check!
-When to respond & when to just "shut-up"
-Building an audience that has your back
-Video, visuals & content on a budget
-Is our social media policy legal or landfill? – Court ruling
-The real dangers of fake news
-Developing your dept's voice & message
-Social media hits, misses, videos, memes & nightmares
-Did you bring the "clickbait"?
-Guerrilla tactics to fight lies, rumors & false narratives
-Secrets of viral headlines, content & messages
-Hidden impact of "Cyber Activism"
-Setup your Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
-Online "fame" can be a career killer
-5-simple rules to keep you out of the news
-Public Information: Dangers, traps & minefield's
-Handling a social media crisis
-Content development & strategies
-Trends & technology: Ahead of the curve
-Crime-fighting, investigations & more

Location: Madison Police Department Training Center
5702 Femrite Drive
Madison, WI 53718


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