Cops Are Swarming TikTok to Try to Destigmatize Law Enforcement

Police officers are flocking to the platform, hoping to go viral and maybe even change people’s perceptions of law enforcement

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Illustration: Katie Carey

NNicholas McGehee is one of a handful of police officers in a central Florida town of about 2,500 people. He handles everything from civil matters…

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Gaby Del Valle is a freelance writer who lives in Brooklyn. She is the co-founder of BORDER/LINES, a weekly newsletter about immigration policy. @gabydvj