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This frame grab from a Twitter post from @OccupyWallStNYC shows a news photo of a New York City police officer wielding a baton during an Occupy Wall Street action in New York. (AP Photo/Twitter)

LAPD targeted on Twitter after NY police backlash

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Taking their cue from tweets bashing the New York Police Department, Twitter critics of Los Angeles police have been posting photos of people roughed up or injured in scuffles with officers […]

04/24/2014

This frame grab from a Twitter post from @OccupyWallStNYC shows a news photo of a New York City police officer wielding a baton during an Occupy Wall Street action in New York. (AP Photo/Twitter)

Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

NEW YORK (AP) — To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled. The nation’s largest police force learned the hard way that there are legions online devoted to short-circuiting […]

04/23/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, listens as  New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton speaks during his first press conference at police headquarters after de Blasio swore in Bratton at the city's new police commissioner, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NYC police head: We won’t quit social media

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the New York Police Department admits he was caught off guard by the harsh response to a harmless attempt at community outreach on Twitter. But Commissioner William Bratton […]

04/23/2014