Sprints not marathon to a grand design

The work in preparing the foundations for the new web site has continued a pace over the past week. The difference with this project compared to previous programmes across our force is that’s it an agile project.   “Agile management or agile project management is an iterative and incremental method of managing the design and…

Three Times New

New Year – New Challenge – New Web Site It’s been a while since I wrote my last blog and I do apologise for that, like most of us I started this blog will the best intentions. A lot has happened in the last year in terms of the way we engage digitally using different…

Presenting at The European Police College with Europol

Next week I will be presenting on a webinar to an international audience supporting Europol as they launch the European Police Social Media Handbook. Date:  07 December 2015 Time:  11:00 – 12:30 Central European Team (10am UK)   Aims to introduce the handbook on social media for law enforcement developed by EUROPOL;  to present good…

Next steps for Police Facebook Pages

This is the fifth and final post in this series which following a detailed research project looking at how British police use Facebook pages – see more about this and links to other posts here. What are the most effective ways to use Facebook to support this and does it help keep communities safe and reassured?…

Community Reach & Engagement via Police Facebook Pages

This is the fourth of a series of posts following a detailed research project looking at how British police use Facebook pages – see more about this and links to other posts here. Engagement and Reach So far we have looked at what users think and how they respond to content on police Facebook pages, but…

Credible trusted source

This is the third of a series of posts following a detailed research project looking at how British police use Facebook pages – see more about this and links to other posts here. Credible trusted source So far I have discussed the demographics of Facebook fans and the types of content the users want from their…

Content Driven Engagement

This is the second of a series of posts following a detailed research project looking at how British police use Facebook pages – see more about this and links to other posts here. Content driven engagement My last post highlighted that British police Facebook pages generally attract a wide-spread of demographics but they have a…

Who are the fans of British Police?

This is the first of a series of posts following a detailed research project looking at how British police use Facebook pages – see more about this and links to other posts here. Demographics of Fans of Police Facebook Pages One of the first elements examined was the demographic data of the fans of police…