A particular police unit known as Politiets Online Patrulje was created by the Denmark police to monitor the CS:GO and Online gaming servers. According to the police department, the officers are responsible for keeping track of social platforms. The police unit will monitor Steam, Discord and Twitch applications while they will also play the popular multiplayer games. The news first surfaced on Reddit as the pictures of the police personnel playing CS:GO with their uniforms on. The unit plays video games with children and young people so that they can prevent toxic behaviour and stop the spreading of crimes. They will monitor everything and conduct the necessary actions to maintain law and order.
Danish Police have an online-squad that plays CS:GO, Fortnite, Minecraft etc. with young people. This is to prevent fraud, hate-speech, and grooming. All the officers stream live on Twitch. Check the comments for more info :
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The special unit of the police force will patrol social media, and they will engage in dialogues with the children and youngsters. They will do everything possible to intervene in the event of offences and stop inappropriate behaviour and crimes that are intended. The games they will keep track of are CS:GO, Minecraft and Fortnite.
The online patrol team conducts their own streams playing video games on their Twitch accounts, which is one of the social media platforms where they are active. The police unit also has a TikTok account, where it shares some of its highlights from streams with its 100,000 fans and has got around 750k likes on it.
In 2020, the Netherlands took the initiative and launched Gaming with the police to engage youths. In recent years, hate speech and other antisocial and inappropriate behaviour have spread throughout the gaming community. Teenagers pick up aggressive behaviour habits from online gaming and video games. Over 70% of gamers have reportedly encountered toxic. Hate speeches, in-game threats, sexual harassment and doxing are common problems in the gaming community.
It has been an enormous problem that is growing day by day. The main thing still needs to be clarified is that it is not possible to deploy police personnel on servers. However, Denmark is one of many countries other countries have taken steps to prevent online toxicity and end wrongdoings.
Danish police departments have always followed video games and esports. In 2020, they congratulated the Heroic squad for winning the ESL One: Cologne 2020 Europe Finals. They also encouraged their citizens to play online games like CS:GO and League of legends during the COVID pandemic lockdown and asked them to socialise over discord. They have set many guidelines for preventing scams in online CS:GO servers.
Police are now playing games to monitor everything on online gaming, with their squads being on the gaming front. Playing and streaming the game, they can appear on any server and will help to reduce toxicity. Check out other details on CS:GO ESL Pro League S17.