What people put on Facebook never ceases to amaze me . Now , the police are using Facebook to track down fugitive criminals .  A police department in Alabama recently posted a wanted poster on Facebook. In the Old West , the sheriff would post a wanted poster in the post office.  In this century ,we


Facebook , Twitter and other forms of social media are exploding. I am constantly amazed at what people put on their Facebook or MySpace. Police and District Attorneys are looking at you.My advice is if you are facing criminal charges in Tennessee is to take down all social media.Live without it until your case is

Nicole Young and Clay Carey of The Tennessean reported about the use of social media by Detective Dean Haney of the Metro Nashville Police Department to combat crime.The use of social media such as Facebook,Twitter , and My Space is growing at a tremendous rate. I even have a Facebook page.Using Facebook and other social media in criminal and personal injury cases have been used since it’s inception, but now it’s use is exploding.

Detective Haney searches the photos he retrieves from MySpace and Facebook to post on the wall at Nashville’s North Precinct.It amazes me what people post on Facebook.Haney reports that he has seen AK-47 rifles , weapons, and stacks of cash.In under age consumption of alcohol cases , The Franklin Police Department and the Brentwood Police Department routinely search social media sites to corroborate the charges.Police in Chattanooga,Tn discovered an on line forum of people planning illegal drag races.Continue Reading The Use of Facebook to Gather Evidence Takes Off