March based detective remains suspended five months after being given suspended sentence for computer misuse

PUBLISHED: 15:18 11 July 2016 | UPDATED: 22:56 12 July 2016

Det Sgt Matt Swash

Det Sgt Matt Swash

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Police confirmed today that a March based detective remains suspended five months after being given a suspended sentence for computer misuse.

Det Sgt Matt Swash was sentenced for an offence under the Computer Misuse Act.

Swash, 41, who was based at March police station, admitted accessing unauthorised information about a colleague on a police computer system.

At Cambridge Crown Court, Swash was sentenced to two months in prison, suspended for 12 months.

He remains suspended pending internal police misconduct proceedings.

Cambridgeshire Police said Swash would face no further action over other charges, including 11 counts of sexual assault and two counts of misconduct in public office.

A police spokesman said an internal hearing “will take place at some point soon”.


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