A look at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page raises some interesting, and in some ways troubling, issues about how public agencies use social media in carrying out their duties.
In the comments section of many posts, statements range from accusations of specific crimes to calls for authorities to hang individuals for non-capital crimes. In the still-evolving world on Internet law, we are concerned not only with the potential liability to which the sheriff’s office is exposed to the effect of such virtual lynchings on our system of justice.
You are currently not logged in
By logging in you can see the full story.