Sarasota host 'Tweet from the Beat: Street Crimes'

Sarasota, Florida --The Sarasota Police Department is taking followers on another virtual ride-along but this one will take followers along with a specialized unit within the Sarasota Police Department: The Street Crimes Unit.

This Thursday, March 27, Sarasota PD will host its fourth 'Tweet from the Beat' from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Street Crimes Unit serves as the Sarasota Police Department's "go to" squad whenever a new issue arises within the City of Sarasota. Examples include prostitution related crimes, burglaries and robbery series, gang activity, fugitive apprehension and open air drug markets.

To join the Sarasota Police Department in their virtual ride along follow them in Twitter @SarasotaPD If you aren't on Twitter, you can go to and sign up. It's easy, quick and free. Once you create an account, you can follow @SarasotaPD

Throughout the day, Sergeant Demetri Konstantopoulos and other officers will share what they see and do through texts, videos and photos tweets being sent to Twitter from the Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator. People following @SarasotaPD will be able to ask questions and interact with our Street Crime Unit officers.


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