March Detective Sergeant is given a two month suspended jail sentence for computer misuse
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A March police officer has been handed a two month prison sentence suspended for a year under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
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.
Previous charges faced by Det Sgt Swash have been stayed, ending the proceedings.
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Det Sgt Swash remains suspended pending internal misconduct proceedings.
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