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Across U.S., Police Officers Violate Confidential Database Rules to Stalk Ex-Lovers, Find Dates and More

Click here for reuse options! A new investigation finds privacy is a real issue. A new Associated Press investigation finds that a troubling number of U.S. police officers have used confidential federal and state databases—which contain sensitive information on civilians, including home addresses, phone numbers birthdates and more—for their own personal use, for purposes that run the gamut from looking up information on potential dates to aiding friends in seeking revenge on their exes.
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