We were hoping for the social media equivalent to "Cops" when we found out the Houston Police Department was going to live tweet another patrol.
@HoustonPolice on Twitter Don't expect #HPDtweetalong to be like "Cops" on Twitter.
This isn't the first time they've taken to social media from the passenger seat of a squad car, back in September the department did another live tweeting event for a night patrol.
Police Officer Angela Douglas, a 16 year veteran of the police department handles social media exclusively. "It's kind of the trend to use social media to connect with citizens. Give them a glimpse into what an 8-hour patrol is like," Douglas said.More »