On Feb 10, the RCMP Federal Policing Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (INSET) arrested an Alberta RCMP frontline police officer who accessed non-top Secret RCMP records systems to assist a foreign actor.

When the RCMP learned of the security breach, they implemented measures to monitor, mitigate, and manage any further unauthorized disclosures and ensure the maintenance of public safety as the investigation unfolded.

In a release, the RCMP said they take threats to the security of Canadians very seriously and want to reassure everyone that their primary focus is the safety and protection of the public at all times.

Constable Eli NDATUJE has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Breach of Trust – Section 122 of the Criminal Code of Canada;
  • Unauthorized Use of a Computer - Section 342.1(1) (a) of the Criminal Code of Canada; and,
  • Breach of Trust in Respect to Safeguarded Information - Section 18(1) of the Security of Information Act.

A first court appearance is scheduled in Calgary Provincial Court on March 11.

The criminal investigation is ongoing and now before the court, so the RCMP will not be making any further comments.

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