Cop used Essex Police's force computer to trace women

Cop used police force computer to trace women

Cop used police force computer to trace women

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A POLICE officer abused his position to track down mobile numbers of women he wanted to meet for sex.

PC Stephen Tilley, 36, of Millview Meadows, Rochford, appeared at Ipswich Crown Court over allegations he misused information from police computer systems for his own purposes.

Tilley, who is based at Rayleigh police station, pleaded guilty to using the police database to research 14 people – 11 of whom were women and three who were men, between May 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013.

The court heard he used mobile phone numbers provided by women he had come into contact with to pursue them for social and sexual relationships.

He has since been suspended by Essex Police and is due to be sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court on September 29.

Essex Police launched an investigation when the allegations came to light, which was supervised by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

A spokesman said: “A police officer is due to appear in court on September 29 after being charged with misconduct in public office.

“PC Stephen Tilley is currently on bail to appear at Ipswich Crown Court.

“He indicated a guilty plea at his last court appearance on Monday, August 18, and is suspended from duty.”

Tilley was originally due to stand trial at Chelmsford Crown Court, but the case was moved to Ipswich Crown Court at the last minute.

Essex Police declined to comment on procedures around officers using police computers and data protection.

The spokesman added: “As court proceedings are still active, Essex Police will not be making further comment at this time.”

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2:51am Thu 21 Aug 14

ORACUS says...

Well they have to throw one under the bus from time to time it would look suspicious otherwise.
Well they have to throw one under the bus from time to time it would look suspicious otherwise. ORACUS
  • Score: 6

7:42am Thu 21 Aug 14

sesibollox says...

ORACUS wrote:
Well they have to throw one under the bus from time to time it would look suspicious otherwise.
High time they stopped covering up for bent Bill, many more will take the Oath in the Dock...
[quote][p][bold]ORACUS[/bold] wrote: Well they have to throw one under the bus from time to time it would look suspicious otherwise.[/p][/quote]High time they stopped covering up for bent Bill, many more will take the Oath in the Dock... sesibollox
  • Score: 11

8:02am Thu 21 Aug 14

Vange Resident says...

Since when do we refer to them as "Cops?" they are police officers in the UK, Echo....we are not in downtown brooklyn!
Since when do we refer to them as "Cops?" they are police officers in the UK, Echo....we are not in downtown brooklyn! Vange Resident
  • Score: 13

3:55pm Thu 21 Aug 14

George Vella (Bent Cops) says...

They refer to themselves as cops. Just look at the programmes on TV. Coppers, Cops With Cameras and Nightime Cops to name but a few.
They refer to themselves as cops. Just look at the programmes on TV. Coppers, Cops With Cameras and Nightime Cops to name but a few. George Vella (Bent Cops)
  • Score: 2

10:47pm Thu 21 Aug 14

ThisYear says...

Vange Resident wrote:
Since when do we refer to them as "Cops?" they are police officers in the UK, Echo....we are not in downtown brooklyn!
The correct term for them is constable.
[quote][p][bold]Vange Resident[/bold] wrote: Since when do we refer to them as "Cops?" they are police officers in the UK, Echo....we are not in downtown brooklyn![/p][/quote]The correct term for them is constable. ThisYear
  • Score: -1

11:30pm Thu 21 Aug 14

George Vella (Bent Cops) says...

The correct term for a a sacked police constable or one who has admitted a crime is a criminal. Maybe we should go back to the beginning and call them Peelers? Only officers that play by the rules should have the title of Constable. If they don't play by the rules, then you can pretty much call them what you like. The word Copper as in refering to the police has been around for many decades. What downtown Brooklyn has to do with anything I do not know. Still, on my Facebook page George Vella Bent Cops there are thousands of bent cops exposed.
The correct term for a a sacked police constable or one who has admitted a crime is a criminal. Maybe we should go back to the beginning and call them Peelers? Only officers that play by the rules should have the title of Constable. If they don't play by the rules, then you can pretty much call them what you like. The word Copper as in refering to the police has been around for many decades. What downtown Brooklyn has to do with anything I do not know. Still, on my Facebook page George Vella Bent Cops there are thousands of bent cops exposed. George Vella (Bent Cops)
  • Score: 0

10:41am Fri 22 Aug 14

chief-constable says...

ThisYear wrote:
Vange Resident wrote:
Since when do we refer to them as "Cops?" they are police officers in the UK, Echo....we are not in downtown brooklyn!
The correct term for them is constable.
Thank you for clearing that up. Can you please let me know what happened to that dossier of yours? I've been eagerly awaiting its arrival for a very long time now and have nearly exhausted my library of Viz comics. I would like a good laugh from Last Laugh.
[quote][p][bold]ThisYear[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Vange Resident[/bold] wrote: Since when do we refer to them as "Cops?" they are police officers in the UK, Echo....we are not in downtown brooklyn![/p][/quote]The correct term for them is constable.[/p][/quote]Thank you for clearing that up. Can you please let me know what happened to that dossier of yours? I've been eagerly awaiting its arrival for a very long time now and have nearly exhausted my library of Viz comics. I would like a good laugh from Last Laugh. chief-constable
  • Score: 0

11:02pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Dr Martin says...

George Vella (Bent Cops) wrote:
The correct term for a a sacked police constable or one who has admitted a crime is a criminal. Maybe we should go back to the beginning and call them Peelers? Only officers that play by the rules should have the title of Constable. If they don't play by the rules, then you can pretty much call them what you like. The word Copper as in refering to the police has been around for many decades. What downtown Brooklyn has to do with anything I do not know. Still, on my Facebook page George Vella Bent Cops there are thousands of bent cops exposed.
thousands?
[quote][p][bold]George Vella (Bent Cops)[/bold] wrote: The correct term for a a sacked police constable or one who has admitted a crime is a criminal. Maybe we should go back to the beginning and call them Peelers? Only officers that play by the rules should have the title of Constable. If they don't play by the rules, then you can pretty much call them what you like. The word Copper as in refering to the police has been around for many decades. What downtown Brooklyn has to do with anything I do not know. Still, on my Facebook page George Vella Bent Cops there are thousands of bent cops exposed.[/p][/quote]thousands? Dr Martin
  • Score: 0

11:03pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Dr Martin says...

George Vella (Bent Cops) wrote:
The correct term for a a sacked police constable or one who has admitted a crime is a criminal. Maybe we should go back to the beginning and call them Peelers? Only officers that play by the rules should have the title of Constable. If they don't play by the rules, then you can pretty much call them what you like. The word Copper as in refering to the police has been around for many decades. What downtown Brooklyn has to do with anything I do not know. Still, on my Facebook page George Vella Bent Cops there are thousands of bent cops exposed.
thousands?
[quote][p][bold]George Vella (Bent Cops)[/bold] wrote: The correct term for a a sacked police constable or one who has admitted a crime is a criminal. Maybe we should go back to the beginning and call them Peelers? Only officers that play by the rules should have the title of Constable. If they don't play by the rules, then you can pretty much call them what you like. The word Copper as in refering to the police has been around for many decades. What downtown Brooklyn has to do with anything I do not know. Still, on my Facebook page George Vella Bent Cops there are thousands of bent cops exposed.[/p][/quote]thousands? Dr Martin
  • Score: 0

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