Police to use social media to thwart flash mobs

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The city’s response has become an example of how to deal with flash mobs, Ms. Kolb said.

“That kind of private-sector partnership is very important,” she said. “Very few law enforcement agencies have the resources to monitor social media on a 24/7 basis. That’s not realistic. The way they’re going to hear about it is if someone tells them.”

Tim Devaney contributed to this report.

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