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08-08-09, 06:50 AM #1
Officer investigated for background check on Obama
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08-08-09, 07:08 AM #2
So, what was the return?'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'
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08-08-09, 08:28 AM #3
What a goofball. He should know better.
Sounds to me like he wasn't necessarily running a "background" check. Sounds like he was just checking NCIC hits and DL information. I don't know about the rest of you, but I can't run crim histories on my MDT.No one has greater love than this, to lay down ones life for ones friends - John 15:13
"The Wicked Flee When No Man Pursueth: But The Righteous Are Bold As A Lion".
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08-08-09, 04:03 PM #4
08-08-09, 04:20 PM #5
Sounds like a routine check of NCIC records. All he got was "no wants or warrants."
Stupid. Very. Very. Stupid.Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.
That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.
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I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones
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08-08-09, 04:23 PM #6
And if he got a return, what was he going to do go to DC and Arrest BO
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08-08-09, 07:13 PM #7
Yeah, we just got these two press releases this week in our office email. The LETS system does have criminal history info.
NEWS RELEASEPage 1 of 1
Troy KingAttorney GeneralFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, contact:
August 5, 2009 Joy Patterson (334) 242-7491
Suzanne Webb (334) 242-7351Alabama State House• 11 South Union Street • Montgomery, AL 36130 • (334) 242-7300
AG KING ANNOUNCES CONVICTION OF FORMER LOXLEY POLICE CHIEF(MONTGOMERY)— Attorney General Troy King announced the conviction today of a former--30--
Loxley police chief for multiple crimes related to misuse and inappropriate access of confidential
computer criminal records. Clifford Bradley Yetter Jr., 64, of Loxley, pleaded and was sentenced in
Baldwin County Circuit Court on July 30.
Yetter pleaded guilty to two counts of unauthorized use of a computer to obtain criminal records
of individuals through the Law Enforcement Tactical System (LETS) under false pretenses. For these
crimes, he was sentenced to two concurrent sentences of 12 months, which was suspended for a term of
two years probation, and fined a total of $2,000 plus court costs and fees.
Yetter pleaded guilty also to nine counts of willfully obtaining or seeking to obtain criminal
records through LETS under the false pretense that it was for official law enforcement purposes. He
was not sentenced at this time for these nine counts, but approved to enter a pretrial intervention
program for a period of five years. Defendants who successfully complete the requirements of a pretrial
intervention program are not sentenced and a final order of their conviction for those crimes is not
entered. However, if they do not adhere to the program’s terms, the conviction is entered and a sentence
In addition, Yetter was made to surrender his Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training
Commission (APOST) certification and agreed not to seek future law enforcement employment.
"When a police chief has violated the laws he was entrusted to enforce and protect, it is a
serious matter," said Attorney General King. "The LETS program is an invaluable tool for law
enforcement, and the information this system contains is protected by law. Access to this data is
privileged and confidential, and it is a crime to use LETS for any purposes other than legitimate law
enforcement or criminal justice purpose. It is essential that we maintain the integrity of this vital
system to protect the citizens of Alabama."
Yetter was arrested in April, 2008 along with Kay Wilson Hicks, the former Loxley municipal
court clerk, who pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawfully obtaining or seeking to obtain criminal
records under false pretenses from the LETS system on December 19, 2008.
The cases were investigated and arrests were made by agents of the Alabama Criminal Justice
Information Center, and prosecuted by Assistant Attorneys General Ben Baxley and James Rutter of
the Attorney General King's Public Corruption and White Collar Crime Division, and by former
Deputy Attorney General Joseph Fitzpatrick.
NEWS RELEASEPage 1 of 1
Troy KingAlabama Attorney GeneralFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, contact:
August 5 , 2009 Joy Patterson (334) 242-7491
Suzanne Webb (334) 242-7351500 Dexter Avenue• Montgomery, AL 36130 • (334) 242-7300
State of Alabama Attorney General's Office
AG KING ANNOUNCES ARREST OF FORMER WETUMPKA POLICE OFFICER(MONTGOMERY)— Attorney General Troy King announced the arrest of a former Wetumpka
police officer, who is charged with obtaining criminal offender record information under false
pretenses through the Law Enforcement Tactical System (LETS). Otis Williams, 48, of Wetumpka,
surrendered to the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office on July 30 following his indictment by an Elmore
County grand jury.
The Attorney General's Office presented evidence to the Elmore County grand jury resulting
in the one-count indictment* against Williams. Obtaining criminal record information under false
pretenses is an unclassed felony, punishable by up to five years in prison and/or a fine of not less
than $5,000 and not more than $10,000.
"The LETS system is an invaluable tool for law enforcement, and the information the system
contain is protected by law," said Attorney General King. "Access to this data is privileged and
confidential, and it is a crime to use LETS for any purpose other than a legitimate law enforcement or
criminal justice purpose. It is essential that we maintain the honor and integrity of this vital data to
protect the citizens of Alabama."
The case was investigated by agents of the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center and
prosecuted by Assistant Attorney General Stephanie Billingslea of Attorney General King's Public
Corruption and White Collar Crime Division. Attorney General King also thanked Wetumpka Police
Department for their assistance with the investigation.*Note: An indictment is merely an accusation. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.--30--
BOTTOM LINE....DON'T BE STUPID.
Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:
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08-09-09, 12:48 AM #8
Two officers in my area did the same thing last month.
Cops suspended for Obama check| ajc.com
Very dumb move.Be kind, be courteous . . .
and have a plan to kill everyone you meet.
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