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Pa. hostage call prompts social media training

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2012 photo, Klein Michael Thaxton, center, is lead into Pittsburgh Police headquarters after being apprehended without incident at Three Gateway Center in Pittsburgh, where held a businessman hostage inside the office building for more than five hours and posting Facebook updates during the standoff.  Pittsburgh police plan to train their officers to be fluent in social media, joining other departments nationwide, days after the incident. (Jc Schisler / Pittsburgh Tribune-review)
FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2012 photo, Klein Michael Thaxton, center, is lead into Pittsburgh Police headquarters after being apprehended without incident at Three Gateway Center in Pittsburgh, where held a businessman hostage inside the office building for more than five hours and posting Facebook updates during the standoff. Pittsburgh police plan to train their officers to be fluent in social media, joining other departments nationwide, days after the incident. (Jc Schisler / Pittsburgh Tribune-review)


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