Our local police (as local as Stockport East) give us sometimes daily rundowns on that day's arrests and requests for information.
So far, so sadly predictable these days:
— Essex Police (@EssexPoliceUK) August 26, 2012
Looking at the other recent Essex Police tweets about alleged abuse on Twitter, however, I also spotted this:
— Sussex Police (@sussex_police) August 26, 2012
One police force passing on a complaint from the public to another police force via Twitter? All rather sensible, as it worked quickly and effectively, yet also an indication of how quickly the police’s approach to Twitter has changed in the last couple of years.