Police Overwhelmed by Social Media Evidence

http://vpdreleases.icontext.com/2011/06/20/riot-investigation-fact-sheet/

Police have received about 3,500 email tips from the public including:

  • 53 with videos attached.
  • 280 Crime Stoppers tips received.
  • 344 emails containing only text.
  • 676 with links to YouTube.
  • 708 tips with images attached.
  • 1,011 with hyperlinks to other social media sites other than YouTube (mostly Facebook).
One Million Riot Photos Sent to Police
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