#OACP #LAwSac Cop Social Media Training Ontario Police College #HOA Links & Contact Info

Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police and Laws Communications co-hosted social media training for police officers at the Ontario Police College Nov13-15, 2013 Connect with Lauri Stevens @LawsComm Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police and Laws Communications co-hosted social media training for police officers at the Ontario Police College Nov13-15, 2013. Connect with Joe Couto on twitter @OACPOfficial Faces of success and safety at Ontario Police College Social Media Training Nov13-15, 2013 were Stephanie Mackenzie-Smith @Dash_30_Dash Cst Marco Ricciardi @TPS_Marco and Lauri Stevens @LawsComm It was indeed an honour to be be invited to participate in training 74 law enforcement personnel from across the province of Ontario, and from as far away as Detroit and Vancouver November 13-15, 2013 at the Ontario Police College. There were a total of 3 Hangouts On Air that are available to review from the training. These interactive training sessions were live on youtube at the time, and are archived on the same link as they were live on for later viewing. Please share with anyone who can make a difference in moving the use of social media for community success and safety forward for any organization. Click here [...]

Women In Corrections Social Media For Success & Safety 2013 Featuring @MediatedReality

Social Media For Success And Safety was on the agenda for the "Women In Corrections" workshop at the Ministry of Community Safety And Correctional Services Ontario Correctional Services College on October 30, 2013 in Hamilton. A second workshop will be held November 21, 2013 in Camlachie It was an honour to be invited to speak about social media for success and safety at 2 venues for the 2013 focus groups "Women In Corrections". The first session occurred at the Ontario on October 30, 2013. Special guest Jesse Miller of Mediated Reality and Real Time Crisis Intervention joined the session via Hangout. The next session will occur November 21 in Camlachie, Ontario. Special thanks to my childhood friend Kim Wright for providing the opportunity to speak to such an amazing group of women who are changing the world for the better with purpose and process. The video hangout is included below from October 30 featuring Jesse As well, a living, breathing document on UrTurn designed for everyone to be able to contribute tidbits of information to keep up on facebook privacy settings changes is included here for reference. A few people update this document. It is designed for anyone [...]

#RealTimeCrisis References To Make Saving & Improving Lives Using Social Media Tools Happen For Your Organization

Cyber Empowerment, Awareness & Reality: Children & Youth In the Virtual World Safe Community Partnerships Forum Tuesday October 29, 2013 9am-3pm YMCA of Greater Toronto Auditorium, 10 Grosvenor St, Toronto, Ontario Canada Cyber Empowerment, Awareness and Reality; Children & Youth In The Virtual World was the topic Tuesday October 29, 2013 at the Safe Community Partnerships Forum hosted at the YMCA of Greater Toronto - Auditorium, 10 Grosvenor St, Toronto, Ontario The keynote address description was as follows: "Many community agencies are using social media to connect, engage and share information with the public, the media and each other. The technology available has allowed each agency, and any individual, the ability to develop a unique digital footprint to promote success and safety. But what happens when an agency or individual needs hep? What happens when the technology is being used to harass, bully, complain or accuse? The Toronto Police Service has been working with various community agencies to ensure everyone's involvement when social media use goes awry. At this presentation, Toronto Police Service Social Media Officer Police Constable Scott Mills, Corporate Communications Information & Issues Management Section Head Meaghan Gray and Crisis Nurse Community Volunteer Anne Marie Batten [...]

#RealTimeCrisis Toronto Crisis Team Turns To Social Media To Save Lives by @LiamDevlinCasey @TorontoStar

Story appeared in Toronto Star Monday August 26, 2013 by reporter Liam Casey Thank you to Mark Horvath of InvisiblePeople.tv for inspiring this work. Toronto crisis team turns to social media to save lives. Real Time Crisis uses an innovative suicide intervention strategy — it goes directly, via social media, to people crying out for help. Photo For Online Story On #RealTimeCrisis @RealTimeCrisis Intervention To Save And Improve Lives In Toronto Star Monday August 26, 2013 Edition | photo by Rick Madodnik “Can I help?” Those three words can save lives. In fact, they are the very words that Anne Marie Batten — a Toronto street nurse involved in an innovative suicide intervention strategy — sends out over and over via Twitter as she talks down people in distress, some on the verge of taking their lives. For the past 18 months, Batten and Toronto police Const. Scott Mills have been working on a fledgling non-profit organization to help the mentally ill 24 hours a day on social media. They’ve dubbed it Real Time Crisis. “We’d rather not shoot somebody that’s in crisis,” said Mills. His employer, the Toronto police force, has come under intense scrutiny in recent [...]

“7F Rocks” Bliss Carman Senior Public School, Social Media & The Law by Cop Laurie McCann @AnalyzeThis5253

Grade 7 teacher Sara Asif @Miss_Asif and Toronto Police Service officer Laurie McCann @AnalyzeThis5253 talked about Social Media And The Law with students June 11, 2013 at Bliss Carmen Senior Public School in Scarborough Great kids, great teacher, great presentation! Please share the info with fellow students, parents and the community Presentation Slides: Presentation Hangout On Air archived Live to Youtube: Thanks to Detective Jeff Bangild for connecting Constable Laurie McCann with teacher Sara Asif for this presentation. Follow Scott Mills in social media "Graffiti BMX Cop" on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube

#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 [...]

Akwesasne & Cornwall Communities Learn Social Media For Community Success & Safety

Crime Stoppers USA Past Chair Scott Abrams joined Constable Scott Mills of Toronto Police Service & Crime Stoppers live on a Hangout On Air May 27 at a Parent Engagement Evening at Akwesasne near Cornwall. RCMP Officer Cynthia Lord has been policing the Akwesasne area for twenty years, and is one of those police officers who genuinely cares and knows her community well. Cynthia, in collaboration with Lisa Francis-Benedict of the Akwesasne Mohawk Board of Education (AMBE) arranged a two day "Social Media For Success & Safety" awareness and education campaign in the area May 27 & 28, 2013. I was honoured to travel by Via Rail train to Cornwall and Akwesasne area from Toronto to speak with community members-specifically students and parents about using social media for success and safety in my capacity as a Toronto Police Service Social Media Officer and Adviser to Crime Stoppers programs on social media. This is the second time in five years doing this trip, and I can honestly say it is one of the experiences I cherish most in my career. Why you ask? The people of Akwesasne are amazing! Cornwall Collegiate & Vocational School students indicate they predominantly [...]

#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 [...]

Appeal To Help Dutch Police @PolitieUtrecht Find Missing Children Julian & Ruben van der Schuit @JulianRubenNL

Help Find Missing Dutch Children Julian and Ruben van der Schuit | Info Tweet Police in The Netherlands @PolitieUtrecht or call +31 900 8844 or call M Foundation (Netherlands Crime Stoppers) +31 800 7000 Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers worldwide: Missing Dutch Children Julian and Ruben van der Schuit Last Seen May 6, 2013 in The Netherands Ruben and Julian van der Schuit have been missing since the 6th of May 2013 around 8.15 p.m. The last time they were seen, they were accompanied by their father (Jeroen Denis), who has been found dead in the forest nearby Doorn, Netherlands. It is believed by police that their father committed suicide. The children have not been found. The hope is that they are still alive and police can locate them safely as soon as possible Through an international network of law enforcement professionals and dedicated community volunteers facilitated by Crime Stoppers International, Dutch police officers using social media @HenkTwit and @GreetSacri have collaborated with Crime Stoppers International to get this information translated into English and posted here. It is hoped that the info can be shared from this wordpress site in the English language [...]