Of officers charged, one accessed ex-girlfriends’ data and one gave woman’s details to abusive partner

Queensland police took no disciplinary action against 52 of the 59 officers investigated internally for computer hacking during a 13-month period, amid concern police do not have adequate measures in place to prevent the wrongful access of private personal data.

Four police officers were charged with computer hacking offences last year under what was considered a crackdown on improper access of the Queensland Police Records and Information Management Exchange (QPrime) database, which stores personal information.

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