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PUBLIC COMMENT POLICY

SOCIAL MEDIA PUBLIC COMMENT POLICY

Anderson Area Crime Stoppers (AACS) engages citizens through many digital outlets. Communicating with AACS through the "limited public forums" of social media and out website further enables citizens to contact AACS in a direct and meaningful way.

The goal of the AACS social media pages and this website is to be a helpful medium that is conducive to real-time discussions and useful feedback. Some of the AACS social media pages allow public interaction in the form of comments.

Please be aware that when engaging with AACS through social media, you are agreeing to:

COMMENTING ON AN AACS SOCIAL MEDIA SITE
Anderson Area Crime Stoppers shares information, images and video with the public through external social media websites. Comments made by the public to these sites are reviewed and, while comments will not be edited by AACS personnel, a comment may be deleted if it violates the comment policy described here:

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  • Obscene, indecent or profane language, pictures and/or videos.

  • Threats, personal attacks or defamatory statements.

  • Hate speech directed at race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion or disability.

  • Fraudulent, deceptive or misleading information.

  • Comments not related to the posted topic for the AACS social media page or post.

  • Multiple successive off-topic posts by a single user or repetitive posts copied and pasted by multiple users, or spam.

  • Promotion or endorsement of services and products.

  • Comments advocating illegal activity or posting of material that violates copyrights or trademarks of others.

  • Violate any local, state, or federal laws and/or is otherwise unlawful.

  • Campaign materials promoting or opposing an individual in an election for political office.

  • This comment policy is subject to amendment or modification at any time without prior notice.


USER CREATED CONTENT
Users are welcome to submit or post content, including photographs and videos, to an official AACS site where the agency allows users to post such content, the content meets the standards articulated in this Public Comment Policy and pertains to the subject of the social media site. Users may only post their own, original content. Reproduced or borrowed content that reasonably appears to violate third-party rights will be deleted. Users should have no expectation of privacy when posting to an AACS site.

QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS
Questions or concerns regarding the Anderson Area Crime Stoppers social media activity and/or this Public Comment Policy should be submitted to secombs@andersonsheriff.com who is the administrator for this website and all AACS social media platforms.