Implementing a Social Media Strategy for Law Enforcement

Implementing a Social Media Strategy for Law Enforcement

01-01-70 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

CENTRAL ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING CENTER

Michael J. Oyer, Director
Illinois Central College-Peoria Campus-Poplar Hall
Office P100
Classroom P101
5407 N. University Street P100
Peoria, IL 61635-0001
Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan: jswan@icc.edu
Heather Grove: hgrove@icc.edu

Implementing a Social Media Strategy for Law Enforcement

Instructor: Chris Mannino
Public Grants & Training Initiatives

June 19, 2019
8am – 4pm

Class will meet in our classroom (above)
Enrollment Deadline: June 171, 2019
Course Size: Minimum -15, Maximum – 64
Course Objective

This one day course has been designed to meet the practical needs of a Public Information Officer or other police personnel assigned to create, implement, and manage a social media strategy for a law enforcement agency.

Course Content

This course will give the police personnel insight into the history of law enforcement use of social media, how to create agency accounts on the most popular social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), legal considerations, civil rights considerations, creating engaging content, avoid pitfalls, and an overview of additional social media platforms and tools.

The main goal of this course is to educate police personnel on how to successfully create social media accounts for their agencies, manage content within legal guidelines and community expectations, and successfully promote their agency and law enforcement in general.

This course will be offered to Public Information Officer or other police personnel assigned to a Public Information Officer role or tasked with creating and/or managing social media accounts.

Instructor Biography

Chief Mannino, in his 22nd year in law enforcement, serves in the Chicago area and teaches social media strategies across the country. His agency’s law enforcement social media efforts have been featured by major Chicago media market news networks as well as received national attention. He is a graduate of the 237th session of the FBI National Academy where his studies focused on public relations for law enforcement. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Political and Justice Studies.

Course Certification Information
MTU 7 request for certification of this course has been  approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Mobile In-Service Training Team #7 Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Meets mandatory guidelines set for the following: Procedural Justice