Screen shot 2013 06 04 at 11.09.37 AM 300x171 #BoostSM Social Media For Communications & Investigations Hosted By @BoostForKids at @TorontoPolice College

Boost For Kids Social Media For Communications and Investigations Education Protocol Training June 4, 2013 at Toronto Police College

Special thank you to Chief William Blair, Deputy Chief Peter Sloly, Deputy Chief Mike Federico, Deputy Chief Mark Saunders, Sergeant Tim Burrows, Constable Warren Bulmer and Corporate Communications heads Mark Pugash and Meaghan Gray of Toronto Police Service for allowing the framework for the presentations today to grow and be a valued and necessary community success and safety tool. Thank you to every person who has contributed to the teamwork happening today in any way. Everyone is valued and appreciated.

This blog captures information presented at a workshop Tuesday June 4, 2013 9:30am – 12:00pm at the Toronto Police College. The post is designed to be a reference for the 100 delegates at the workshop and others who are interested to share with colleagues and friends to further the use of social media for communications and investigations for community success and safety. Our motto for the day is “Each one teach one”. The hash tag for the event on twitter is #BoostSM. The text of the flyer for the event is posted below. Thanks to Pearl Rimmer from Boost For Kids for organizing and leading big for community success and safety. There will be many ideas presented to further the use of social media for success and safety

To see what the audience is saying about the presentation in social media check out Epilogger by clicking here


“The Role of the Police in Social Media Investigations”
An insight into the use of social media and how investigators are using the Internet to prevent crimes and increase public safety.
Presented by:
INVESTIGATIONS Detective Jeff Bangild (Toronto Police Service)
COMMUNICATIONS PC Scott Mills (Toronto Police Service Corporate Communications & Crime Stoppers Social Media Adviser)

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 9:30 am to Noon (for all areas) (Registration 9:00 am)

Location: Toronto Police College (Theatre)
70 Birmingham St., Toronto (Lake Shore Blvd West at Fifth St.)
As space is limited, pre-registration is required.
To register call:
Boost Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention
at (416) 515-1100, ext. 222 or email
Protocol Educational Trainings are sponsored by Boost Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention and the Protocol Chairperson’s & Training Committee.

Pearl Rimer
Manager, Research & Training
Boost Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention
890 Yonge Street, 11th Floor
Toronto, Ontario
M4W 3P4
Tel: 416-515-1100, ext. 230
Fax: 416-515-1227
We give kids a lift when they need it the most.

Presentation slides of Detective Jeff Bangild

Presentation slides of Constable Scott Mills

Archived Hangout On Air of Detective Jeff Bangild presentation

Archived Hangout On Air of Constable Scott Mills presentation

Guest speakers in Scott Mills’ presentation
1. Detective Roy Sorgo – Toronto Police Professional Standards

2. Street Nurse Anne Marie Batten

What does the law and lawyer Eric Roher of Borden Ladner & Gervais say about social media

Watch Eric Roher talk about social media for success and safety here:

Literature review that stresses the need for a Real Time Crisis Centre Hub as presented by Anne Marie Batten

Special thank you to community leader Claire Crossley Anthony Hampton of the Toronto Police Service Auxiliary, Shelley Passfield of Canadian Mental Health Association and Ryan Mason of the Probation Officers Association of Ontario for supporting the need and vision of a Real Time Crisis Hub

Special thank you for the “live blogging” by community member Paisley Rae. We have come a long way since the G20!