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  1. NYPD’s Social Media Photo Request Backfires 

    Twitter was awash with images criticizing police after the New York City Police Department asked users to post photos of officers under the hashtag #myNYPD. Hoping for pictures of smiling officers with citizens, organizers of the campaign received a sobering reality check. One stated: “Free massages from the #NYPD. What does YOUR Police Department offer?” beside a picture of a cop holding a screaming man’s arms behind his back, on top of a car. While the campaign got a few positive responses, most showed police laying down the law with what looked like a heavy hand.

    Sources: CNNWashington PostCNETNY Daily News

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