Police officer given suspended jail sentence for accessing unauthorised information

Crown Court News
Crown Court News

A Cambridgeshire police detective has been given a suspended jail term for misusing a force computer.

Detective Sergeant Matt Swash, 41, based at March Police Station, admitted the offence at an earlier hearing.

A court heard the officer had accessed unauthorised information about a colleague on a police computer system.

Det Sgt Swash was today (February 17) sentenced to two months imprisonment, suspended for 12 months, and ordered to pay £250 costs at Cambridge Crown Court.

Det Sgt Swash remains suspended pending internal misconduct proceedings.