Tuesday, January 19, 2016

For Boston Police, social media experience pays off after bombing

After two men set off bombs during the 2013 Boston Marathon, the city’s police department pulled out all the technology stops to help keep order and identify and capture the suspects. But one of the best performing tech tools wasn’t a high-end system available only to law enforcement officials.

The Boston Police Department’s (BPD) use of universally available social media after the deadly event has been lauded as exemplary.