NO: 080114-__NEWS RELEASE
Authority : PSUPT IMELDA VASQUEZ TOLENTINO
Chief, Regional Public Information office
Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City
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Date : August 1, 2014
Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City- “Social media is not about the exploitation of technology but service to the community”, a quotation from Simon Mainwaring, an award-winning branding consultant, advertising creative director, social media specialist and blogger which instigates the Philippine National Police (PNP) to launch a series of Seminar on Social Media wherein on July 31, 2014, Police Commissioned Officers assigned at PNP-Southern Luzon (Police Regional Office 4A, Police Regional Office 4B and Police Regional Office 5) participated in the said seminar conducted by the Directorate for Police Community Relations headed by PSSUPT EFREN M PEREZ at the Multi-Purpose Building, Camp Vicente Lim, Canlubang, Calamba City Laguna.
The said seminar aims to enhance the utilization of Social Media as a strategy in harnessing support on crime prevention and solution as well as increasing netizens participation in crime reporting and to be able to measure the impact of social media activities in improving police service.
Attendees during the said seminar were Provincial Directors, Chiefs of Police Community Relations Divisions and Public Information Officers from the three (3) PROs. Topics discussed were the Administrative matters on Basis of Social Media 101, Basics of Twitter, Opportunities in the Social Media Space for Law Enforcement Officers and Policing in Social Media.