Spanish police get serious on crime using Twitter jokes

An illustration picture shows the logo of the Website Twitter on an Ipad, in BordeauxBy Clare Kane MADRID (Reuters) – Spain's national police force is using social network Twitter to track down criminals through jokey messages to citizens that has led to 300 arrests on drug charges in the past year and become a model for other forces worldwide. The account, @policia, is on track to reach 500,000 followers this weekend and is the second biggest of any law enforcement agency after the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). …


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