Police and Fire

Bedford Police Launch Holiday Anti-Shoplifting Campaign

Bedford Police Launch Holiday Anti-Shoplifting Campaign

The town of Bedford, Mass. has a number of high-end retail stores in multiple shopping centers in town. One of the biggest issues during the holidays? Shoplifting. In order to curb the problem, JGPR worked with Bedford Police to create and launch¬†Operation P.A.C.E. — Proactive Community Enforcement. We also conducted a media campaign around the(…)

Catching a Bank Robber with Social Media

Catching a Bank Robber with Social Media

Police Departments are beginning to understand the value of social media not just as a public outreach method but as a true investigative tool. We saw that on August 11, 2014, when a man walked into a Bank of America branch in Bedford, Massachusetts, claimed to have a gun, and demanded money. The bank immediately(…)