Denver cops abused crime database for personal look-ups

If not for government, who would defend our privacy? “Denver police officers performed searches on state and federal criminal justice databases that were not work-related and instead were made to help officers in the romance department and to assist friends, according to an independent department monitor.” Punishment was usually limited to a written reprimand. [ArsTechnica]


  • “You don’t have to be lonely,
    At felons only dot com.”

  • They learned from the best –

    and –

    Cached HuffPo Article

    No worries though, the fine folks at the NYPD improved security, trust them… 2015 NYPD Scandal

    as some examples of many.

  • The govt, which enforces that you shouldn’t be able to ask about felony convictions, nonetheless won’t even go out for coffee with someone without a database check first.