NH Police Dept Posts Mug Shots On Facebook

By: Assciated Press
By: Assciated Press

BOSCAWEN, N.H. (AP) - Some people who're getting face time on
Facebook aren't happy about it.

The New Hampshire town of Boscawen Is posting mug
shots of people who've been arrested. And some of those whose
alleged digressions have appeared on the social media website are
crying foul.

Scott Hooper says his 17-year-old son is an honor student whose
only blemish is an underage drinking charge that landed him on
Facebook for all to see. The boy learned about it from friends.
Another man called the police department to complain that his mug
shot on the Web page cost him a job.

Chief Sean Sweeney isn't apologizing. He says all arrest
records, including mug shots, are public records. Other departments
are posting the photos online, as well.

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