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The Mind Behind Lawrence Police Department’s Twitter Account

The Lawrence Police Department has gained a large following on Twitter by taking an unusual approach.

Many of the tweets from LPD take a comical approach to telling what is going on in the city.

Whether it’s joking about National Donut Day or hosting a tweet-along day, public affairs officer Drew Fennelly, who runs the account, says that this is a great way to connect with Lawrence citizens.

“I had seen other departments do it on Twitter, so I knew that it could be affective and I realized that that was going to be the best way for us to reach a wider audience in Lawrence,” Fennelly said.

You can follow the Lawrence Police Department at @lawrenceks_pd. The department is planning a tweet-along all day for St. Patrick’s Day.

 

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