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Associated Press One of the more high-profile examples of law enforcement database misuse involved a New York City police officer and would-be cannibal, Gilbert Valle, who was arrested in 2012 on charges of conspiring to torture, rape, kill, cook and eat women, and using the information center to track down his targets. He was arrested before putting his plans into action, and a jury last month found him guilty of conspiracy.

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One of the more high-profile examples of law enforcement database misuse involved a New York City police officer and would-be cannibal, Gilbert Valle, who was arrested in 2012 on charges of conspiring to torture, rape, kill, cook and eat women, and using the information center to track down his targets. He was arrested before putting his plans into action, and a jury last month found him guilty of conspiracy. (Associated Press)

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Kim Phillips listens to a question as she testifies during the preliminary examination for her son, Sean Phillips in Mason County's 79th District Court in Ludington, Mich., before Judge Peter J. Wadel Thursday, April 3, 2014. Phillips is charged with open murder of Courtland's and his daughter, Katherine 'Baby Kate' Phillips and is accused by authorities of killing his 4-month old daughter on June 29, 2011. Phillips was convicted on April 27, 2012 of unlawful imprisonment of his daughter. The baby has not been found. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Ken Stevens)

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Chad Skiba who was a Ludington police officer testifies during the preliminary examination for Sean Phillips in Mason County's 79th District Court in Ludington, Mich., before Judge Peter J. Wadel Thursday, April 3, 2014. Phillips is charged with open murder of Courtland's and his daughter, Katherine 'Baby Kate' Phillips and is accused by authorities of killing his 4-month old daughter on June 29, 2011. Phillips was convicted on April 27, 2012 of unlawful imprisonment of his daughter. The baby has not been found. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Ken Stevens)

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Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan acknowledges members of the media before boarding a flight Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin plays Kentucky in an NCAA men's college basketball tournament semifinal on Saturday in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, John Hart)

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Stacey Kalberman testifies in her lawsuit against the state ethics commission Thursday April 3, 2014 in Atlanta. Kalberman alleges commissioners cut her salary and eliminated her deputy's position as they sought subpoenas in an investigation of the governor's 2010 campaign reports and financial disclosures. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Brant Sanderlin) MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

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Novi Police Sgt. Brian Woloski types on his in-car computer, Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Novi, Mich. The state is taking over a mid-Michigan police records sharing system that's used in 10 counties and officials plan an expansion that is expected to allow many law enforcement officers across the state to view other agencies' reports from their police vehicles. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Todd McInturf) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

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Novi Police 9-1-1 Dispatcher Marc Pieknik dispatches police officers and firefighters to incidents and calls for service from his dispatch station, Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Novi, Mich. The state is taking over a mid-Michigan police records sharing system that's used in 10 counties and officials plan an expansion that is expected to allow many law enforcement officers across the state to view other agencies' reports from their police vehicles. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Todd McInturf) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

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Wisconsin 's Frank Kaminsky celebrates with teammates after overtime in a regional final NCAA college basketball tournament game against Arizona, Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. Wisconsin won 64-63 in overtime. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)