Wonder if this one will get the Law & Order treatment now that we're only down to Special Victims Unit!
In light of Facebook,
MySpace, and Twitter essentially taking over the lives of everyone ever, the NYPD will reportedly be launching a new juvenile justice department, focusing exclusively on tracking criminal activity using the websites, which will be known as the ‘Social Media Unit.'
Assistant Commissioner Kevin O'Connor will be in charge, due to his prior success providing critical information on a number of shooting cases linked to a Manhatten North gang unit by linking it to members who boasted about their crimes via Facebook!
Other cases solved by the usage of this technology include: