Saturday, 7 September 2013

"Is This Yours?" Using Pinterest, Victoria and Surrey police post stolen goods. UPDATE: Edmonton too.

Beginning this summer, police in Victoria and Surrey BC have found a creative use of Pinterest to reunite burglar swag with the rightful owners.  Posted photos of recent hauls of stolen goods show distinctive features and may include family photographs.

Victoria Police "Is This Yours" page.
Story on the Surrey project.
A couple recent items shown:

UPDATE: Edmonton police are using 
Pinterest too.   Pictures of Jackalope and more.

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