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St. Louis police chief brags about using app for panhandling bust — and gets hammered on Twitter

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St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson took to Twitter to promote his department’s new crime tip app, only to get a chilly response.

As the Riverfront Times reported, Dotson said the $35,000 SLMPD Mobile app was producing “great results” after a user’s tip led to a panhandling arrest — the first since the app launched on Sunday.

Dobson’s post can be seen below.

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Unfortunately for Dodson, other users quickly hammered him not only for celebrating the arrest of someone who was presumably poor, but for privacy concerns that the app brings to light:

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Reporter Ryan J. Reilly, who was arrested while covering the riots in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, also joined the chorus against Dobson:

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