TITLE

ASOCIAL MEDIA: COPS, GANGS, AND THE INTERNET

AUTHOR(S)
O’Connor, James R.
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Hofstra Law Review;Spring2014, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p647
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the concept of asocial media and the relationships between police officers, criminal street gangs, and the Internet in America as of 2014. According to the article, various developments in technology and social interactions have caused an increase in the use of social media to accomplish gang objectives and commit crimes. It states that police departments and prosecutors in the U.S. often use the Internet and social media networks to obtain evidence against gang members.
ACCESSION #
96415935

 

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