Derick Marshall writes:
Following my discovery that Springfield, Missouri law enforcement agencies were broadcasting social security numbers over public dispatch channels in violation of the federal Drivers Privacy Protection Act, I launched an investigation into the practice. In less than 2 weeks I had recorded 10 instances of the Greene County Sheriff’s Department, Springfield Police Department, and the Springfield-Greene County 911 Emergency Communications center using unsecured dispatch channels to communicate social security numbers, dates of birth, names, and other personally identifiable information between agencies.
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h/t, Joe Cadillic