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911 dispatchers aiding criminals

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http://youtu.be/peQDe6X_QuI

Makes one wonder and the big E in many persons eyes is useless. When you think about it nearly every small to mediun town in the southwest I have been to has persons who are former or current gang affiliated working in courts, animal control, dispatching, law enforcement. They exist in many areas yet nothing is done about it.
 

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Doesn't surprise me.

We had a tenured civilian police employee that was related to a suspect in two separate homicides. She knew he was wanted and failed to disclose her relation to the department and withheld his whereabouts. It was even suspected that she assisted him in avoiding arrest as she had access to department records, but that was never proven. The suspect later murdered two police officers during a traffic stop. Despite the fact that the two dead officers were employed at the same agency she was, she continued to withhold information from her department... until they found out. She was fired, but not charged with any crime.
 
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They usually end up never being arrested or caught over time. Using references not affiliated to the criminal element. Sometimes they may and it slips by but most will use recommended references such as former work places etc leaving out the east hill locos. We had leaks for years in a court system and it was finally found that a 54 ish secretary was leaking narcotic vehicle information and case file data to criminal element which she was part of ms13. In end it was found for 20 plus years she was supplying criminal ends information. A slip up of her scheme was caught along with many wondering why she was paying the state back to work rather then retiring which was not worth it to pay to go work. I guess she raised numerous eyes on various levels. Organized criminals will infiltrate agencies for Intel and it goes as far as the males however you'll find more are the spouses or significant other of a gang affiliated male. It can go both ways but mostly is that. A small village in my old day areas has similar issues to date. One guy was a narco agent and now his three sons are ranking in the village pd. All have rumored ties to gang affiliated organizations many street persons report to the state but without any evidence and some fearing a lawsuit nothing is done without solid fact or evidence.
 
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That's what I thought. I'd heard about criminal gangs raising their children to be good and to never get tattoos. Then they got jobs in the various portions of the criminal justice system.
 
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Background Checks

Among the things that I had to undergo prior to becoming a Telecommunicator:

Having my listed References contacted
Criminal History Check
Warrants and NCIC Check
Psychological Testing with a real Psychologist
Typing Test
Credit Check
Polygraph Exam

As we went along, we would require a new applicant to do a day shift and a night shift sit-in for a couple hours.
 

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Background checks don't stop crime. The several examples here prove that. It is imperative that the department's internal affairs units keep a close eye on all personnel to spot any unusual behavior or problems. When you develop a relaxed attitude that all is okay because they have passed a background check that doesn't keep you safe from the laws they could be violating, or might violate at some point.
They just caught a police officer in Spartanburg South Carolina that had been on the force for 18 years and had an excellent record, yet was caught with child pornography.
 
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