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TPD explains the power of social media in law enforcement

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Posted at 3:32 PM, Aug 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-01 15:32:00-04

MIDWAY, Fla. (WTXL) - It's a video originating from Tallahassee that's been seen thousands of times on social media.

It shows a Tallahassee police officer shaving a homeless man's beard to help him get a job. Well, that man, Phil, was recently hired at McDonald's.

The end result, in part thanks to the force that is social media and the role it plays in many of our lives. Pretty much all of us use it in some way, even law enforcement.

Tallahassee police officer Rachelle Denmark joined us in studio to talk more about how they use social media to solve crime, help solve missing persons cases, and increase police visibility: