Nigel Bunyan reports:
Statistics disclosed under the Freedom of Information Act reveal that in 2008 there were 42 breaches of data protection laws by officers at Merseyside Police.
The following year – including the period in which Gerrard was prosecuted over an alleged affray in a nightclub – there were 152 breaches.
Merseyside Police said the rise was a result of officers and staff accessing confidential documents about Steven Gerrard’s arrest.
Read more on The Telegraph.
I wonder what the snoop rate was in the Casey Anthony case here.