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Technology proves a 'double-edged sword,' police find

3:57 PM, Apr. 6, 2013
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Fox Valley police agencies are embracing social media as never before, enlisting assistance for everything from tracking sex offenders to nabbing purse snatchers and car thieves.

But with the growing acceptance of Facebook, Twitter and texting as crime-fighting tools, authorities acknowledge there are potential pitfalls.

A case in point is last week's Facebook post from a Kaukauna father who said his son was targeted by bullies at River View Middle School and was upset that his pleas weren't sufficiently investigated by police or school officials. In short order, the post generated ...

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