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Pasco deputies arrest two fugitives based on Facebook tips

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PASCO COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

Pasco law enforcement is successfully using Facebook and other social media to help keep the community safe.

Pasco Sheriff deputies told us, last week they launched a Fugitive of the Day program on the agency's Facebook page.

Every day they post a photo of a person wanted for crimes in the area and a brief description of the charges. The photo links to the PSO Tip line. 

Deputies have arrested two people so far based on tips from the Facebook campaign.

According to Pasco Sheriff office report, the campaign has proven successful. They have seen immediate feedback from the community.

The agency will use other social media outlets as a helpful tool in their work.

 

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