Police chalk up over 200,000 FB followers

The community is getting involved with local policing more than ever with over 200,000 people following the police’s social networking pages.

This new milestone across Facebook pages and Twitter accounts has enabled police to maintain a direct link to the communities they serve.

Followers on the North Coast PSNI Facebook page, which covers town and coastal areas, is followed by 4,112 people.

The page involves discussion on a range of community policing issues including local traffic and travel, ongoing investigations, drugs searches and community events.