Chase has a passion for police work, networking and social media. Chase Winkle has been a uniform police officer since 2008. He currently works for the Muncie Police Department and was previously part of the heroin task force. He founded the business networking group, Community Business Connections (CBC) and currently serves as president. The group has grown to over 50 members, and Chase plays a lead role in organizing networking events for CBC.
Chase also serves as the social media coordinator for the Muncie Police Department. In that role, he has grown the MPD Facebook page from 4,000 likes to over 9,000, partners with media departments across East Central Indiana, and raised over $60,000 for the MPD K9 division in just two months via social media.
Chase also began a Ride-Along program in which community leaders may ride in his police vehicle for part of his shift. By promoting this program on social media, the department received positive media coverage across the state. The ride along program has involved over 60 community leaders. This program has seen substantial attention on various social media platforms.
March 16th, 2019 | Season 1 | 24 mins 24 secs
police, social media
On Cop Talk, we discuss topics effecting public safety agencies and the use of social media. PSMA offers specialized training to law enforcement and public safety agencies. Our Police Social Media Seminar is an intensive two-days of training that will help you better engage and interact with your community using Facebook and other social media platforms.