Social Media Policies

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Content Management

social-media

The Oklahoma City Police Department’s Facebook and other social media pages were created to facilitate the exchange of information between OKCPD and the public we serve.  Its usefulness includes promoting the positive actions and programs by our officers, sharing important crime-related information, pictures and videos, and providing a culture of transparency and accountability.  The Oklahoma City Police Department’s Office of Media Relations reserves the right to regulate, delete or remove any comments that are deemed to be:

  • Profane or derogatory
  • Sexual or obscene
  • Include embedded videos/links to other websites
  • Insulting or contain specific name calling to other users (libel or slander)
  • Inflammatory or threatening to others
  • Contain racially insensitive terms of any kind or promotes, fosters or perpetuates discrimination of any kind
  • Contain any type of political agenda or endorsement
  • Information that may compromise public safety or security
  • Repetitive posts/comments
  • Contain any information which is not public record about victims or suspects in an open investigation

Repeated violations of the above stipulations may cause a user to be banned from posting on the OKCPD Facebook page.  We gladly welcome and encourage constructive comments, questions and concerns from anyone.  Users can engage with us or share specific concerns via instant message or by e-mailing ocpd.pio@okc.gov.  If a user has a grievance or allegation against an officer, and they wish to file a formal complaint, they can do so by going to any police station or by downloading the formal complaint document at https://okc.gov/Home/ShowDocument?id=4401.