Safe in Police hands?

6 July 2016 — Big Brother Watch

How Police Forces suffer 10 data breaches every week and still want more of your data.

A Big Brother Watch Report July 2016

Safe in Police hands? shows that between June 2011 and December 2015 there were at least 2,315 data breaches conducted by police staff. Over 800 members of staff accessed personal information without a policing purpose and information was inappropriately shared with third parties more than 800 times. Specific incidents show officers misusing their access to information for financial gain and passing sensitive information to members of organised crime groups. 

Download the PDF: Safe-in-Police-Hands.pdf