Regina police Facebook page reopens

After closing its Facebook page in March over rude comments, the Regina Police Service says it's ready to be friended again.

Closed in March after pit bull shot by police

After closing its Facebook page in March over rude comments, the Regina Police Service says it's ready to be friended again.

A deluge of abusive and profane comments appeared on the page after an officer shot and killed a pit bull that police said had attacked one of their dogs.

Chief Troy Hagen suspended the page on March 25, saying police didn't have the resources to monitor it around the clock.

Now it's back, with some changes, including a new terms of use agreement.

The idea is to make it clear to visitors that "uncivil behaviour and language will not be tolerated," the police service said in a news release. 

The page now uses technology to moderate comments without requiring a person to monitor the page 24 hours a day.

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