At a press conference Thursday, Iain Bushell [left], director of emergency management and community safety for the City of Calgary, said the city conducts criminal background checks and audits for all new employees.
The latter indicates that a regulation prohibiting the use of personal telephones in the 911 service center is in force.< /p>
“We will be carrying out a thorough review of all our processes and procedures to determine what improvements can be made to prevent a situation like this from happening again,” says Iain Bushell.
In a press release, the CPS said it became aware that protected information had been disclosed in December 2022, during an unrelated investigation.
This triggered an investigation into the source of the information, followed by the woman's arrest on January 26, 2023. She was arrested, questioned and released without charge pending the investigation's findings. ;investigation.
A collaboration between the CPS and its digital forensics team uncovered more than 200 images containing critical data on electronic devices the accused.
The investigation also found that the data was intentionally extracted from searches targeting individuals linked to organized crime and was then provided to other individuals involved in these criminal activities.
CPS says no other City 911 employee would have been aware of or involved in this activity.