Privacy SOS

Cops in Cleveland abusing data base privileges again and again

Cleveland.com reports:

A Cleveland police officer is facing a felony charge after being accused of misusing a national crime database.
 
Police Chief Michael McGrath announced Friday that Patrolman Alex Parente, a 20-year veteran of the department, was arrested Thursday by Internal Affairs investigators.

Who can say how common this is? At least the internal affairs people in Cleveland seem to be interested in ferreting out this kind of bad behavior. 

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