Orem, Utah’s Police Social Media Campaign – #wheresmydrone and #weknow

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Orem, Utah’s Police Social Media Campaign – #wheresmydrone and #weknow

Orem Volunteer Police, lemoncat1 October 10, 2009

Orem Volunteer Police

Law enforcement in Orem, Utah, recently received a quadcopter that was turned in by a concerned citizen. The drone in question was being used illegally, and with voyeuristic intensions. That being said, you’ve really got to appreciate the humorous tone that the police took.

Police in Orem took to social media to encourage a man suspected of voyeurism to come forward after a citizen turned in the suspect’s drone Sunday, according to KSTU.

Orem police posted on Facebook about the drone they “found” Sunday, and they took a slightly humorous tone:

Orem, Utah Police Facebook Posting

Orem, Utah Police Facebook Posting

Apparently, the police already know who the offender is and I’m guessing that’s got a lot to do with the casual attitude that law enforcement is taking.

Mt. Timpanogos LDS Temple, American Fork, Utah, Ken Lund October 10, 2009

Mt. Timpanogos LDS Temple, American Fork, Utah

About Orem, Utah

Orem is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States, in the north-central part of the state. It is adjacent to Provo, Lindon, and Vineyard and is about 45 miles (72 km) south of Salt Lake City. Orem is one of the principal cities of the Provo-Orem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Utah and Juab counties. The population was 84,324 at the 2000 census, while the 2010 population was 88,328

[5] making it the fifth-largest city in Utah. Utah Valley University is located in Orem. The Orem Owlz of the minor league baseball Pioneer League play their home games at the college.

Orem uses the slogan “Family City USA.” In 2010 Forbes rated it the 5th best place to raise a family.

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