Beware the Police Officer Who Buys You a Drink And Follows Up With Illegally Searching Your Criminal Background

Haydn Evans, a 31-years-married (with two adult sons)) cop in South Wales, resigned from his job after using the police database to check on the criminal backgrounds, health status, and addresses of men he met at gay bars. He also searched to see whether any other officers had spotted his car in “areas known for homosexual activity.” By leaving his job, there won’t be any further criminal prosecution of him; he must pay £85 in fees.

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  • Toby

    Are you telling me that there isn’t an iPhone App for that?

  • L.

    @Toby: He’s an over-50 British cop. Prolly uses a Razr.

  • L.

    Still – repeated misuse of police/government computers and you face *nothing* because you first quit?!?

    Ol’ Madoff now knows what he should have done back then.

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