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August 4, 2018

Good TV news story featuring the City of Anna Police Department in Collin County TX  (CLICK HERE) highlighting the unique challenges smaller police agencies here in DFW are having competing against larger agencies to retain and attract officers, from a shrinking overal...

July 26, 2018

The social media platform we built for the Anna TX police department, combined with a citizen-focused communications and public relations program, has drawn positive coverage by the local news media of APD's various services and events.  In this latest story by KTEN TV...

July 17, 2018

Visit APD's new web site at www.annatxpolice.org

Vist APD's new Twitter page at @annatxpolice

Visti APD's new Facebook page at annatxpolice

The new website for APD was the foundation of an overall APD social media platform developed to enhance communications with citizens...

For the full Facebook Police Guide click - HERE

Facebook published this guide for law enforcement agencies. It provides an excellent overview for Police Departments, Sheriff's Offices and Constables for getting started on Facebook, and managing a law enforcement agency...

Every LEO has a Phone in their Pocket which Takes Pictures and Records Video. Every Shift has Memorable Incidents of Officers Doing Good.

Like him or not, President Trump paved the way in creating his own media, and taking his communications directly to citizens. Every...

This article in POLICE MAGAZINE (CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE) basically says newspaper, TV and radio reporters are the key to law enforcement agencies building positive reputations with the public they protect. It says law enforcement leaders should focus on he...

Great article. Also make sure you have your own video of the incident from at least two angles (body cams, dash cams and officer cell phones). And --  when possible be the first to post your videos of the incident in their entirety on the agency web site and social med...

February 18, 2018

These 10 ft x 10 ft backdrops are idea for a wide range of uses including formal press conferences, training videos, speaking engagements and recruiting. They are affordable and portable. Production time for these is approximately two to three weeks including design, p...

June 24, 2017

Well designed and written PowerPoint presentations can be high effective communications tools for law enforcement agencies. With the features of PowerPoint today presentations can go far beyond the boring text-on-a-page to include extreme graphics, video, illustrations...

This is an example of a press conference about an Officer Involved shooting where a 13 year old was shot by the officer. A press conference which drew a high level of media and public interest. When the spokesperson opened it up to the media for questions the reporters...

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