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  • Social Media policies.

    I am from a small rural fire department and I recently took over the President posistion. With that I have to come up with a social media policy for the company there was one being worked on but when the person who left took what they had with them. So my question is what kinds of policies do you have in place.

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    1. have one person to either do the posting or approve prior to posting

    2. do not post any incidents with out approval

    3. if using personal cell phones, cameras, etc. they can be subpoenaed for a court case, and may be tied up in evidence for years.

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    • #3
      NVFC has a sample available. If you send me your email I can send you our policy. Never make one person in charge of any aspect. What happens then is that person gets mad, leaves, etc. Then you have no idea what was going on.

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        Originally posted by HuntPA View Post
        NVFC has a sample available. If you send me your email I can send you our policy. Never make one person in charge of any aspect. What happens then is that person gets mad, leaves, etc. Then you have no idea what was going on.
        My email is joeylightsff@gmail.com Thank you for your help with this I really appreciate it and I apologize for not getting back to you sooner I got very busy with a program here in NY called Recruit NY essentially its a bunch of us holding open houses on a certain day

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        • #5
          Revisiting this thread. Just wondering if anyone has their social media policy and can share it here.

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          • #6
            we just reworked ours, to be less reactionary (don't do abc bc FF johnny did it and we weren't able to discipline him for it) to be more proactive and more enforceable. send me a PM with your email and I will send you what we have.
            If my basic HazMat training has taught me nothing else, it's that if you see a glowing green monkey running away from something, follow that monkey!

            FF/EMT/DBP

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