Social Media Helps Solve Crime

Published 02/02 2012 06:12PM

Updated 02/05 2012 05:04PM

Some police departments are turning to the web to solve crimes.

Rochester PD uses Facebook and Twitter. The chief says the sites have made a huge difference. A few months ago, they were looking for a hit-and-run driver. So they posted about it online. After receiving several tips, they finally found the suspect. 

The chief says it's a great way to connect with the community. 

To add the police department, just visit:
https://www.facebook.com/#!/RochesterILPolice

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