Woman charged with unauthorized searches of Toronto police database

A woman who used to work for Toronto Police Service in records management services has been charged after alleged unauthorized searches of the police database.

Woman worked for Toronto Police Service for just under 7 years

A woman who used to work for Toronto Police Service in records management services is facing two charges after alleged unauthorized searches of the police database. (CBC)

A woman who used to work for Toronto Police Service in records management services has been charged after alleged unauthorized searches of the police database.

Toronto police say the woman, 30, a civilian, has been charged with breach of trust and unauthorized use of a computer. She is scheduled to appear in a Toronto court on Dec. 12.

The woman worked for the Toronto police until August 2016. She was employed by TPS for slightly less than seven years.

Police said the unauthorized searches occurred between April 2016 and July 2016 and they were not for official police business.

Toronto Police Service professional standards conducted the investigation.