SURF CITY — Surf City police have joined the Twitterverse.
Police Chief Ron Shanahan announced the new social media platform Wednesday morning. The department had already joined Facebook.
“In an effort to expand our social media footprint, The Surf City Police Department recently launched the official Surf City Police Department Twitter page,” Shanahan wrote in an email. Shanahan went on to note the Twitter feed would be used for “timely, newsworthy information as well as information on police related events, road closures, delays etc.”
Utility work continues on South Topsail Dr, only one lane open from Kingston Ave to Seahorse Ave. minor delays in north bound lanes.
— Surf City Police (@surfcitypolice) March 29, 2017
National Poison Prevention Week-March 19-25. Dispose of any unwanted medicines at Surf City Police Department Dropbox located in lobby of PD
— Surf City Police (@surfcitypolice) March 28, 2017
— Surf City Police (@surfcitypolice) March 23, 2017
The department has been active on the platform since March 22 when it posted about a traffic light issue.
Please use caution a traffic light Roland Ave and South Topsail Drive as Jones Onslow continues to work on the power lines
— Surf City Police (@surfcitypolice) March 22, 2017
The department can be followed via the handle @surfcitypolice.