Newly appointed Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis launched a Twitter page Monday, his first day on the job.

Davis said in a statement that he is adding the his presence on Twitter to provide a look at the chief's activities and "show transparency to the residents of this county."

The new page expands the use of social media by the department, which already had Facebook and Twitter pages. To follow Davis on Twitter: @ChiefKevinDavis.

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