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I would like to know is it ok for a police officer to have phone conversation with someone I work for about a incident that accoutred when I didn't get charged? I would also like to know if the person I work for can punish me in any way after speaking with the officer, i.e me been aggressive and so forth when like I stated I haven't been charged ? thank you
the employer phoned up asking the officer his opinion of the incident, and taking his word for persinals point of views
no the police officer was not at the scene and of course my boss was not there either
This may be a breach of the Data protection act then in that case.
Unless the officer was making enquiry to further the investigation they are not allowed to talk to anyone else about it and indeed solicit a view
Therefore this would be a breach of privacy
As such you could complain to the Professional Standards Department of the Police who can investigate the matter.
You are unlikely to get any compensation given the nature of the breach but the PSD can look into this and discipline the officer if appropriate.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
thank you that is great help
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