Connecting Enforcement to Safety
How Wyckoff’s team uses social media to drive law enforcement
In this age of instant information and the endless exchange of opinions, the Township of Wyckoff aspires to utilize those same information/social media tools to actually achieve fact-based communication.
These days, most communities have resident blogs and websites where information is exchanged. The information can vary widely, such as an inquiry seeking recommendations for a qualified locksmith or it can be a vitriolic opinion of the police who gave them a summons for parking in a no-parking zone (in front of a school or elsewhere around town). This opinion displays a fundamental lack of knowledge regarding the purpose of enforcement, and misplaces a person’s individual right by acting in their own self-interest without regard for public safety. Our entire community benefits through law enforcement, which, at its heart, intends to keep our citizens, both young and old, safe.To continue reading this article visit page 6 (without subscription).To continue reading this article visit page 6 (with subscription).