I was told by a very reliable source that a police officer ran a background check on me for no reason except for self gain.
Anyone in the world can run a background check on you for "self gain".
You can get a background check on anyone too.
If the officer used government computers, databases, police access etc, without legal justification and for personal gain THEN that officer's chain of command should be immediately notified and you may file a complaint.....of course, you only have the information second hand (at best) so it could leave you with egg on your face if you are wrong.....
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