If you watch the news on any given day or search through social media, you might get the view that law enforcement is doing a terrible job. It seems like police departments are doing a terrible job hiring, training, disciplining and firing officers or at least some would have the public believe that is the case. How does a police department combat this constant barrage of misinformation? How can a police department effectively manage its reputation?
Recently, one department took a unique approach to this issue. It is alleged that the New York Police Department, or at least someone accessing IP addresses on their network, made a number of changes in their favor to stories posted on Wikipedia. You can read the full story at http://nypost.com/2015/03/13/nypd-computers-used-to-change-police-brutality-wikipedia-pages/