(Face)book 'em, Dano

A survey of 1,200 federal, state, and local law enforcement professionals by LexisNexis Risk Solutions reveals that using social media as an investigative tool is taking hold. Here's how the numbers stack up.

  • 80% of law enforcement personnel use social media to conduct investigations
  • 67% believe social media helps solve crimes more quickly
  • 87% of the time, search warrants utilizing social media to establish probable cause hold up in court when challenged
  • Only 10% of respondents had formal training to use social media for investigations

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