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Sarasota Police Department to host second 'Tweet from the Beat'

4:28 PM, Dec 27, 2013   |    comments
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Sarastoa, Florida -- The Sarasota Police Department is taking citizens on another virtual ride-along.  

On Friday, the Sarasota Police Department will host its second 'Tweet from the Beat' from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Here is how to join the Sarasota Police Department in the virtual ride along: 

  • If you already have a Twitter account, follow the Sarasota Police Department
  • The Twitter handle is @SarasotaPD 
  • If you aren't on Twitter, you can go to and sign up. It's easy, quick and free.  Once you create an account, you can follow @SarasotaPD.

Throughout the day, Officer Michael Skinner and other officers will share what they see and do through texts, videos and photos tweets from the beat through our Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator.  

People following @SarasotaPD will also be able to ask questions and interact with our day shift officers.

"Our first ever 'Tweet from the Beat' was a huge success with people and law enforcement from here in Sarasota and all over the country interact with our officers in October.  This event is a great opportunity for our local and virtual community to interact and let our officers communicate with the city we protect and serve," said Captain Pat Robinson, Bureau of Patrol Operations, Sarasota Police Department.

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