‘Ello ‘ello ‘ello. Greater Manchester Police is tweeting every 999 call for 24 hours to demonstrate the type of problems officers are called upon to deal with on a daily basis. The initiative is designed to “raise awareness of the complexity of policing. There are a lot of social problems we deal with as well as crime,” according to one of the accounts.

Read more, and see the Twitter stream (now with 16,000 followers: that seems to be about right for the impact that an online/print piece of news does for an account (see @biblesummary).

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