Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Cops Accessed Confidental Databases for Dating?

Two California policemen are being investigated for possible felony conduct for inappropriately accessing confidential law enforcement databases to screen women they found appealing on online dating sites.

The men allegedly misused the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System database, which connects to the Department of Motor Vehicles, as well as state and federal law enforcement records.

"...possible felony conduct relating to their trolling of personals dating websites while on duty and possibly using confidential law enforcement databases repeatedly to screen women they found appealing." - The Daily Republic
The suspected inappropriate use investigation was initiated because a fellow officer reported to his superiors that some of his peers were misusing law enforcement databases. Organizations seeking to proactively detect inappropriate access, rather than learn about it from third parties, can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
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Sources:
(a) Fairfield cops under investigation for possible database checks on potential dates - www.DailyRepublic.com, 09/10/2014

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