Police Officer Reprimanded for Illegal Database Access
PERSONAL PRIVACYMay 11, 2012
An Ottawa constable has been disciplined after pleading guilty to accessing a police database to “track his ex-girlfriend,” the Ottawa Citizen reports. The constable, who accessed the database three times over a six-month period, contravened the Police Services Act, according to the report. The ruling comes a week after a Calgary police officer allegedly accessed and sold personal information taken from police databases.