Social Media Guidance
Norfolk Constabulary uses social media to keep the
public informed about policing in the county, to provide advice and
to publicise appeals.
Our social media sites are administered by police staff and
monitored during normal office hours. They are not routinely
If you wish to report a crime or a concern you should contact
your local police station or telephone our control room on 101.
Always dial 999 in an emergency.
What we ask of you:
We reserve the right to remove any comments or block accounts
that breach our Social Media
Did you know that there are many ways for you to keep
in touch with all the latest news, advice and information from
Twitter is a social networking and micro blogging service where you
can tweet the world with status updates. Follow us on Twitter
receive the latest news, campaigns and seasonal advice direct to
your phone. Help the police and others by re-tweeting our appeals
or safety messages to help keep Norfolk one of the safest
counties in the UK.
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Facebook is a social network boasting more than 500 million active
users worldwide. Become a fan of Norfolk Constabulary and get
access to our news, campaigns and seasonal advice. Comment on our
stories with other Norfolk Constabulary fans, tell others that you
'like' what you read and share interesting articles with your
Google+ is a social network from Google. Put us in your circle
to hear about our news, campaigns and seasonal advice. See
something you like, then '+1' it or comment. Get involved and share
our stories with others.
YouTube is a video-sharing website with over a billion users
worldwide. Visit our YouTube channel to watch the latest videos
produced by Norfolk Constabulary, including 'Look what you did', an
emotive short film produced entirely in-house that highlights the
work of the Sexual Assault Referral Centre. You can watch online,
mobile or via an internet enabled television.
Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and
social networking service. Users can take an image or video on
their phone, upload it to the app, add a filter, and simply share
amongst their followers. Follow Norfolk Police’s Instagram account
to see life around Norfolk from the Constabulary’s view.
Periscope is a mobile app which allows the user to record footage
and stream it instantly to viewers from a smartphone or tablet. The
recorded footage is automatically deleted 24 hours on from the
original live broadcast. The app also allows viewers to pose
questions and express appreciation for what’s being broadcasted.
Periscope has been used by Sgt Joe Simon (@norfolksgt) and Sgt Chris
Harris (@RPFOUSgt) who gave viewers a
chance to see a ‘blue light’ run in a response vehicle, a firearms
‘show and tell’, and interviews with key force personnel.