The Twitter police

Someone has drawn my attention to this news-story.

‘Police alerts during this year’s Labour Party conference in Brighton and Hove will be put on the “micro-blogging” website Twitter. Newsflashes will be “tweeted” by Sussex Police as it prepares its largest policing operation for the conference from September 27 to October 1. Police in John Street station have planned Operation Otter for months.’
It’s also been reported that the police will be using Twitter during the anticipated climate camp protests later this month. I really don’t quite see how this will work. And if anyone can come up with a Twitter-related pun, (e.g. if this was in the States we could say the Tweets of San Francisco) I’d be very grateful. At the moment all I can come up with is ‘putting bobbies back on the Tweet’. I’ll get my coat…
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