Community Policing in the Digital Age

Presenter: Beatrice Thomas

Social media has changed the way we communicate today. The same is true for community policing. Hear how Chesterfield Police are utilizing social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor, to reach the community and help keep the county safe.

About Beatrice Thomas

Corporal Beatrice Thomas is a graduate of the Chesterfield County Police Department's 41st Basic Police Academy (2004). She has served as a patrol officer, background detective, and social media coordinator. As the department's first social media coordinator, she manages the police department's social media platforms to include: Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor. She has a bachelor's degree from Radford University in criminal justice.

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