Thursday, July 2, 2015

Cop Snooped in Friend's Police Database Record

A Canadian policewoman snooped through confidential police records and reported its contents to a friend. This unauthorized use of police databases will cost her three days' pay and force her to stay home for 20 days.

Even though her motivation was to help a friend, the 18-year veteran cop, "should have known better" according to hearing officer Acting Deputy Chief Don Sweet. The privacy breach came to light when a third party asked for an investigation.

"conduct would not be deemed acceptable by the public and it is in the public interest that she be held accountable." - Acting Deputy Chief Sweet
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