Police officers are now being allowed to delete their browsing history to prevent them being caught up in a corruption investigation.
But what happens when you want to look up a police contact in history?
“The police contact can’t be saved, it’s gone,” said the Police and Criminal Evidence Commissioner.
“There’s a way of undoing that, and it’s very simple.
If you look up that contact, go to a web page that has that contact in it, go back and see what the contact was doing.
It’s a very simple process.”
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“The public will see what’s going on,” Chief Constable Ian Hopkins told the BBC.
“I know what I’m saying, but you cannot hide that from people.
It is a disgrace that we have to do this.”
Police misconduct commissioner’s report outlines the scope of corruption in Lancashires force Police Corruption Commissioner, Fiona Caldicott, said the investigation was a “scandal”.
“It is a scandal to have to disclose information like this to the public in the first place, but this is something we have been working on for the last two years,” she said.
Read the full BBC News story here: BBC News: “Police corruption: What happened to the police contact?”