Author Archives: Tim Burrows

About Tim Burrows

Tim Burrows was a sworn police officer for 25 years with experience in front line operations, primary response, traffic, detective operations and supervision. He has training in a broad spectrum of policing responsibilities including, IMS, Emergency Management, computer assisted technology investigations, leadership, community policing and crisis communications. Tim is available to assist you with your social media program and communication. Click here to contact him

Well Said

If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting PC Randall Arsenault, this Instagram post will tell you pretty much everything you need to know about him. Well said Randy. I'd like to shout out and thank the thousands of Police … Continue reading

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Instagram Live

It was only a matter of time before Instagram added live streaming to its platform. That time arrived Monday with the introduction of Instagram Live. It’s not available to all users yet but it will be soon enough. This is … Continue reading

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Instagram: Comments, Likes And More To Increase Engagement

Instagram has been established as an excellent tool to create engagement for a long time now and I predict this new move will cause an Instagram explosion to your engagement levels. In a quiet roll out that began yesterday and will take … Continue reading

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Using Current Events To Educate Your Community

When I’m teaching or working with an agency I make a point of touching on using real life current events as examples.  This can help educate your community and because it can lead to improved public safety, it has a double … Continue reading

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The #MannequinChallenge…FREEZE!

The #MannequinChallenge. Seriously? The #MannequinChallenge…what’s next, “Here comes Andy?” I got the idea behind the #IceBucketChallenge. Raise awareness, bring attention to a brutal disease, raise money doing something that was fun. You can’t argue with the success it had, but… As time passed, … Continue reading

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Beating The Facebook Algorithm

Yes friends, the Facebook Algorithm has changed again… Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. ~ John F. Kennedy Sometimes change happens for the sake … Continue reading

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Twitter Announces Longer Videos

If you ran Twitter and decided to allow longer video formats, how long would you make them? Instagram went from 15 to 60 seconds. Facebook, Periscope, Meerkat, Blab, UStream…etc, are unlimited so where do you go from 30 seconds? The world is turning into mass … Continue reading

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Pushing Professional Presence Limits

The problem with popularity is that when we try to achieve it, we can end up pushing the professional presence limits to the side in hopes for a more popularity on social media. It’s so easy to get caught up in … Continue reading

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Senseless Police Brutality

How…why…what could have been done that was so bad to warrant being hung and then shot? Our #nationaldonutday mixed emotions continue at the range……. #doughnuts #jeffco #denver #sheriff #deputy #doughnut #embracethestereotype A video posted by Jefferson County Sheriff (@jeffcosheriffco) on … Continue reading

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Yes It Is Horrible

I came across this tweet and I was perplexed… What exactly was the police agency that provided this content into the social stream of Twitter referring to as “Horrible”? Was it the story that was hidden in a blind Facebook … Continue reading

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