24 Hours of Police Tweets

‘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).