UK: Tayside Police officer admits leaking sensitive data

A police officer has admitted leaking sensitive information to her lover who then tipped off a suspect in a criminal investigation.

Police constable Karen Howie, 34, who is married to another officer, has since resigned from Tayside Police.

She admitted two charges of perverting the course of justice at Dundee Sheriff Court.

Her co-accused, Neil Hand, 44, admitted one charge under the Data Protection Act. Both will be sentenced later.

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