26 Nov '11, 4pm

Cooler Insights: SPF's First Facebook Arrest - Crowdsleuthing in Action: when a "public-spirited person called 9...

Cooler Insights: SPF's First Facebook Arrest - Crowdsleuthing in Action: when a "public-spirited person called 9...

Congratulations to our boys and girls in blue for making the first Facebook arrest! According to the Singapore Police Force's (SPF) media release , this development came on 11 Nov 2011 (an auspicious 11/11/11!) when a "public-spirited person called 999 and informed that he could identify a loanshark suspect from a photo posted on the Police Facebook Page since July 2009. The action led to the arrest of two 19 year old suspects for involvement in loanshark harassment activities in the Bukit Merah area. Established since 2009, SPF's Facebook Page has garnered almost 190,000 "Likes". The page has helped to raise awareness not only of ongoing criminal cases but enhanced public education on law and safety. Apparently, this has worked as a complementary channel to traditional media in soliciting clues and appeals for help from the population. While SPF's arrest of "crowdsleuthin...

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