#HamOnt Crowd Funded Journalist @JoeyColeman Earns Trust of Community & Cops Using @LiveStream In Real Time

by Constable Scott Mills Toronto Police Service Corporate Communications Social Media Officer Crime Stoppers Social Media Adviser Joey Coleman is a crowdfunded journalist in Hamilton, Ontario and is forging a future based on the trust of the community , police & emergency responders Joey Coleman uses a Sony HXR-NX70U waterproof camera and a @LiveStream Procaster to update the public from official police & fire sources on emerging events in Hamilton, Ontario Every police & emergency service, no matter how big or how small, needs to have a plan & human resources in place for real time reporting of incidents in 2013, as well as real time analyzing/processing of information coming in on the case in social media. Staff Sergeant Matt Kavanagh of the Hamilton Police Service Homicide Unit stated publicly during the Tim Bosma case that social media was important and an officer had been dedicated to monitoring social media for the investigation. Staff Sergeant Matt Kavanagh of the Hamilton Police Service Homicide Unit stated publicly during the Tim Bosma homicide investigation that social media was important and an officer had been dedicated to monitoring social media for the investigation. Many more community members, police [...]

D’Arcy McGee School Parent Involvement Evening Fosters Digital Citizenship Says Organizer @SuzyBatista

There were many smiles & positive relationships built at the D'Arcy McGee Parent Involvement Evening May 16, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. Pictured left to right Nadia Fordham @NativeAdvocate Constable Scott Mills @GraffitiBMXCop Arys Dejan @Only1Arys of Leave Out Violence, Principal Thomas Banic & CSAC organizer Suzy Batista @SuzyBatista There are so many success stories in Toronto that don't get media attention. D'Arcy McGee school Parent Involvement Night is one of them! The School Resource Officers of 13 Division Toronto Police Service "Officer Terri and Officer Meaghan" along with school principal Thomas Bonic in collaboration with the leadership of the school's parent council led by parent Suzy Batista learned about many topics at their annual Parent Involvement Evening on May 16, 2012 at the school. Topics like how to stop online bullying, to how to manage an emergency in their school, who to go to with a concern of a the well being of a fellow student..how to Leave Out Violence, and staying clear of gangs were all discussed over fresh fruit, pizza, water and 50 parents, students, staff and police officers. The following is a thank you letter sent to Staff Sergeant Michael Matic of 13 Division after [...]

Anti-intimidation ~ Atelier de l’Ecole elementaire catholique Sainte-Marguerite-Bourgeoys Markham 14mai2013

Presentation de les enseignants aux parents: Joignez-nous sur le "Hangout On Air" Pour voir tous les photos pousser ici Apres le presentation on va ajouter plus d'information ici. Presentation de Scott Mills (en anglais) Social Media For Success And Safety By Scott Mills from Scott Mills Le Droit au Sujet des sites de resautage au Canada (en anglais par l'l'avocat Eric Roher) Social Media And The Law In Canada by Lawyer Eric Roher from Scott Mills Facebook Privacy Setting Info

Police Associations “Social Media To Protect Those Who Protect Others”

Toronto Police Association Board of Directors 2013 "We Protect Those Who Protect Others" "Living The Dream" is often a response by police officers when they greet colleagues and are asked "How Are You today" The state of now for me in "living the dream" is being a full time social media officer for the Toronto Police Service, an unforeseen turn in walking the beat on the street to walking the beat in the virtual world. The reality is I need those that protect those who protect others to walk the virtual beat with me! On Tuesday March 26, 2013 I was honoured to spend a day of my current "parental leave" (aka "Living The Real Dream"), talking with great people from the administration staff at Toronto Police Association . Ironically, this meeting was a day before the "not criminally responsible" verdict in the murder trial of Richard Kachkar, a man charged with murder after a Toronto Police officer, my friend Sergeant Ryan Russell died in the line of duty 2 years ago. Since Mike McCormack became president of the Toronto Police Association, I, in my capacity as a TPA member, along with my role at Toronto Police Service [...]

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“It’s About The Conversation, Not The Quality” Hangouts #HO & Hangouts On Air #HOA Audio & Camera Gear That Works For Cheap

Mike Downes Is A Valuable Google Plus Hangouts On Air Specialist Live Streaming Using Google Plus Hangouts On Air Is "About The Conversation" Google Plus Hangouts On Air has made reaching people with timely and effective messages face to face very quick and efficient if you have some simple gear, and a willingness to learn. Getting good quality video and audio when the opportunity presents itself is the key. I will add to this post periodically with little tips of information that will help the average person accomplish their hangout and hangout on air goals. Many people have helped me with improving the quality of video and audio. Thanks the everyone. Mike Downes from England has helped me in a timely and effective way many times. Two co-workers have significantly contributed to everyday improvements Kevin Masterman, the Toronto Police Service Media And Communications Coordinator and our Toronto Police Service webmaster, who doesn't wish to be identified, but who I will call "Dr. Gru" as I continue to update! Lastly, it was very much an honour to meet a legend with Hangouts & Hangouts On Air Loren Groves. Loren's key message is "Hangouts are about the conversation, [...]

Les médias sociaux pour le succès et la sécurité * L’intimidation et l’Internet

Les médias sociaux pour le succès et la sécurité 17 janvier 2013à l'école Sainte-Madeleine Toronto Relations et la technologie pour sauver des vies Réussite, la sécurité, les relations et la technologie pour sauver des vies dans une école et milieu communautaire a fait l'objet de trois présentations parents en soirée dans la langue française délivrée par les médias sociaux Officer agent Scott Mills, de la police de Toronto Corporate Communications (ainsi que du bénévolat social Conseiller Médias pour Échec au crime international) à Toronto françaises école élémentaire école Ste Madeleine jeudi Janvier 17, 2012. Trois présentations de 30 minutes ont été faites en tant que parents rotation entre deux autres conférenciers invités pour la soirée. Des tentatives ont été faites pour les présentations live stream en utilisant Google Plus Hangouts sur la technologie #HangOutsOnAir pour faciliter le partage et la compréhension de l'information présentée. Deux présentations ont été enregistrées et sont inclus ici pour référence. Merci à tous les co-présentateurs, les parents, le personnel scolaire et du personnel de police de Toronto qui ont collaboré pour faire de cette soirée agréable et instructive pour tous. Video 1/2 (Les sites de réseaux sociaux pour la gestion des [...]

“Crowdsourcing The Investigation” 6th Annual Technology & Digital Evidence Symposium at Osgoode Hall Toronto 2012

Dec 1, 2012 Osgoode Hall of York University, TorontoSocial Networking Media: Crowd Sourcing the InvestigationCst. Scott Mills, Corporate Communications, Social Media Officer, Toronto Police Service Steven Johnston, Crown Prosecutor, Special Prosecutions Branch, Alberta Justice• Social networking as part of the electronic footprint of a criminal case• Discovery of evidence• Understanding the digital profile of your witness• Using essential "old school" investigative techniques Click here for Google Plus Event: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cnt1q8hug8um08140ato3epfgas Youtube video of presentation (tech difficulties 1/3 way through) Full description of the 6th Annual Technology & Digital Evidence Symposium at York University Osgoode Hall, Toronto Ontario Canada Saturday December 1, 2012 2:45pm From Osgoode Hall of York University, Toronto Social Networking Media: Crowd Sourcing the Investigation Cst. Scott Mills, Corporate Communications, Social Media Officer, Toronto Police Service Steven Johnston, Crown Prosecutor, Special Prosecutions Branch, Alberta Justice • Social networking as part of the electronic footprint of a criminal case • Discovery of evidence • Understanding the digital profile of your witness • Using essential "old school" investigative techniques Presentation Slides of Steven Johnston & Scott Mills Crowdsourcing The Investigation Technology & Digital Evidence Symposium Osgoode Hall 2012 from Scott Mills Complete Agenda of Event Click here for very [...]

Barbara Coloroso & Bullying Prevention Panel Talk Success & Safety @100thGreyCup Festival

Bullying Expert & Author of Best Selling Book "The Bully, The Bullied & the Bystander" Barbara Coloroso was keynote speaker at Ryerson University #TimsHuddleUp Bullying Prevention Night November 20, 2012 as part of the 2012 100th Grey Cup Festival "Pay Attention, Get Involved, And Never Look Away": Barbara Coloroso at Bullying Prevention Night 100th Grey Cup 2012 November 20, 2012 at Ryerson University Internationally recognized writer and inspirational speaker, Barbara Coloroso, shared her insights on the bullying, the bullied and the bystander . Prior to her speech, there was a panel discussion consisting of parents, students, law enforcement and administrators. There was insight on the panel into LGBT specific issues. For more info on the event e-mail: rmiltchin@argonauts.ca. Panel Focus: 1. Many of our youth have suffered tremendous bullying via the internet and text messages? Is there a way this could have been prevented? How can we address cyber bullying in our schools better? 2. Strategies seem to focus on awareness rather than action and solutions. Are we simply repeating things we already know or should we try and become more action oriented? 3. How can we teach students to be more open to diversity including the LGBT [...]

#ThinkGlobal #ActLocal For Community Success & Safety | Crime Stoppers & Social Media “The State of NOW”

CSI President Michael Gordon Gibson Presents Sergeant Jim TaliaferroCrime Stoppers International Coordinator of the Year 2012 in Las VegasCrime Stoppers Shreveport/Caddo Parish, La.CSUSA Region 5 Representative, Membership Chair Crime Stoppers programs worldwide are the key to community success and safety in a modern world. Community led registered charities, in partnership with local law enforcement and media offering anonymous reporting of information to help stop, solve and prevent homicides, shootings, assaults, gang involvement, bullying, cyberbullying, terrorist attacks, online and offline criminal harassment, terrorist attacks. The key to the programs is people. Everyone has a role from the community volunteer board member, to the Crime Stoppers Coordinator and the law enforcement or partner agency official who receives the anonymous information to help stop, solve or prevent the crime. Our world is now a global village, and social media is making our world more connected each day. Websites like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Google Plus, Instagram, Tumblr, Wordpress and many more are tools for both local and global communication that, if used with purpose and process will lead to tremendous payoff and potential for community success and safety locally and globally. This was the topic of "The State of NOW" talk on [...]

LAWWORKS 2012 Lawyer & Cop Talk Social Media For Success & Safety For Schools

Lawyers Melanie Warner & Eric Roher of Ladner Borden Gervais in Toronto are leading paradigm shift to save lives using social media for community success and safety Lawyer Melanie Warner, Partner Borden Ladner Gervais & Constable Scott Mills Toronto Police Service spoke November 2, 2012 at LAWWORKS 2012 at OISE University of Toronto Ontario Institute For Studies In Education on topic of Social Media For Success And Safety In Schools Feel free to share the presentation slides prepared by lawyer Melanie Warner, Partner Ladner, Borden & Gervais in Toronto and Constable Scott Mills, Toronto Police Service Corporate Communications Social Media Officer & Social Media Adviser Crime Stoppers International that were presented at the LAWWORKS 2012 Conference November 2, 2012 on the topic of "Social Media For Success And Safety In Schools". Watch the presentation live on #HangOutsOnAir and the archived version of the presentation here: Social Media For Success And Safety Advocates Lawyer Eric Roher @ERoher and Constable Scott Mills @GraffitiBMXCop November 2, 2012 at LAWWORKS 2012 at University of Toronto OISE