Posts tagged with  " data protection act "

Final Day of Bichard Inquiry

March 30, 2004:

On the final day of the Bichard Inquiry into how Soham murderer Ian Huntley slipped through police vetting checks, BBC correspondent Lesley Ashmall gives her view of the proceedings. Covering the Bichard Inquiry has been a depressing business. When it began, the media assumed it would be a discussion on the pitfalls or otherwise of […]

Bichard to be told Data Protection Act a minefield

February 17, 2004:

VITAL police intelligence on suspected sex offenders is being destroyed by forces across the country because officers are afraid of being disciplined for breach of the Data Protection Act, the Police Federation said yesterday…. Scotsman

Police to be given new guidelines on Data Protection Act

New guidelines on the Data Protection Act are set to be given to police to ensure information on suspects is stored and used properly. The move follows revelations that murderer Ian Huntley got a caretaker job at Soham school despite police knowing about sex allegations….. BBC

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