Fighting Crime With Hashtags: Police And Social Media
Police departments around the country are now adding social media platforms to their array of crime fighting tools. They're using sites like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest to get help identifying suspects, connect rightful owners with their stolen property and share real-time information about investigations. But this activity on social media has raised some privacy concerns, especially when some officers share photos of arrested suspects before they're even convicted. Kojo looks at the evolution of police work in the online world.