Free Speech, Social Media & the County/Government Employee
Sheriff Nate Dreckman
- Grant County Sheriff's Department
There are many county or local government employees don't realize that once they become employees of the government, their free speech rights can become restricted. The courts have issued many landmark cases on this issue, many of them are covered in this training. Because many government employees don’t understand their restricted free speech rights, social media becomes their downfall. This training covers the various types of social media, some of the inherent flaws of them, the repercussions for posting stuff on social media and tips on what to post, using real world examples such as photos, videos and news stories to illustrate various concepts.
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *