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Ranging Reporter J.R. Ortega talked with people enjoying their breakfast at Ramsey's Restaurant about social networking.

The Victoria Police Department has launched a Facebook page to inform the public of the latest events going on in the community. The page will also be used to post pictures of wanted suspects and push out pertinent crime information.

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Here is what some people had to say:

Image "I have no experience with Facebook but from what I understand about it is that it reaches out to a lot of people." David Wokaty, Victoria, retired

Image "I am on Facebook, but the grand kids put me on there. I'm sure if they (police department) really did understand how to use it, there is bound to be a way it could help." Larry Burchmiller, Victoria, retired

Image "I think it will help. Anything they can do to stop crime will help." Sue Moulton, Victoria, housewife

Image "You can find out a lot on the Internet and be aware of what's going on faster. Not everyone reads the newspaper." Ashley Sanchez, Victoria, Victoria Beauty College