A comprehensive survey released today reveals the large and growing impact of social media on law enforcement in criminal investigations.

The survey, released by LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, revealed that currently four out of five respondents use various social media platforms to assist in investigations and found agencies serving smaller populations and with fewer sworn personnel (<50) use social media more, while state agencies tend to use it less (71%) than local (82%) and federal (81%) agencies. Keep reading →