Calgary detective charged in alleged privacy breach

A 45-year-old Calgary police detective has been charged with unauthorized use of a computer and breach of trust.

Police spokesman Kevin Brookwell said a financial institution allegedly approached the officer to get contact information for about 10 people who owed the business money.

The officer then allegedly accessed the police database between March 2010 and August 2011 and was given money for the supplying name, address and phone numbers.

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