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School District Routinely Abused Access To Law Enforcement Database; Suspended Whistleblower Who Exposed It

Give enough people access to sensitive information and abuse is inevitable. We've covered multiple incidents of law enforcement database misuse by police officers. Some have used their access to track former spouses. Others use it to harvest info on potential partners, supplementing the minimal personal data supplied by internet dating sites. But it's not just law enforcement officers abusing this access.
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