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Lethbridge Police officer suspended with pay for possible improper database search

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – A Lethbridge Police officer has been suspended with pay after a possible improper database search.

The incident in question dates back to Feb. 5 of this year.

It’s been referred to the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team for further investigation.

An internal professional misconduct investigation has also been ordered.

The LPS says the improper access of information is taken very seriously and was identified in the action plan recently submitted to Alberta’s Justice Minister as an issue that needs to be addressed.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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