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A police officer from Stoke-on-Trent has been jailed for passing on information from a confidential police intelligence computer system.
David Wheelton, 42, of Watkin Street, Fenton, was caught by undercover police officers trying to pass on details of criminal records from the database.
Police documents dumped in street
An inquiry has been ordered after confidential police documents were discovered dumped on a Teesside street.
The documents, which are several years old, include the names, dates of birth, addresses and telephone numbers of dozens of members of the public.
They were found on a grass verge in the Hemlington area of Middlesbrough by a man out walking his dog.
Cleveland Police said it was taking the incident "extremely seriously" and had launched an immediate investigation.
The documents included forms and a notebook containing details of offences and victims of crime.