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WE NEED YOUR HELP TO WIN - PLEASE VOTE! 

 

Our City of Lakeland, FL (Government) Social Media efforts are up for 6 Golden Post Awards for Government Social Media! We would really appreciate your support in voting for our nominations. Please click on each of the separate links to vote and (leave a comment if you like) WE WANT LAKELAND TO WIN!!

OUTSTANDING SOCIAL MEDIA RESULTS category. (3 entries) 
http://conference.governmentsocialmedia.com/golden-post-awards/outstanding-social-media-results/
( LakelandPD Cops Do the Salsa, Lakeland Police Department PSA and City of Lakeland, FL Facebook page)

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN category (1 entry)
http://conference.governmentsocialmedia.com/golden-post-awards/award-category-social-media-campaign/
(LPD UPCLOSE / Officer Involved Shootings)

(City of Lakeland Fan Photos)

USE OF HUMOR ON SOCIAL MEDIA (1 entry)
http://conference.governmentsocialmedia.com/golden-post-awards/use-of-humor-on-social-media/
(LPD Holiday DUI Campaign)

 


On November 1, 2013 the Lakeland Police Department will take part in the 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon. Last March the department participated in the first ever Global Tweet-a-thon with over 200 law enforcement agencies in 10 countries, speaking 23 languages! During the 24 hour period the participants in the tweet-a-thon sent and shared 48,482 tweets. This time we are hoping to increase the number of participating agencies and tweets. 

Why participate? The Lakeland Police Department wants to help promote the use of social media in policing and get the message out to our community, and beyond, about police work and the issues officers face in the performance of their job. We want to connect with our community and give you information in the most effective, efficient manner. We currently use our Twitter, Facebook, Nixle and website to provide information directly to our community. During the Tweet-a-thon, agencies will use the hashtag #poltwt. 

So, on November 1st, follow @LakelandPD as we embark on this 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon. This time we will also have Sergeant Gary Gross and Captain Rick Taylor tweeting, so you can follow them as well, use @GaryBGross and @CaptRTaylor.