- The ABC has spoken exclusively to three women about alleged misconduct by three separate Victorian Police officers
- The women claim the officers used a police database to access personal information to stalk and harass them
- In the past five years, there have been complaints against 178 police for misusing LEAP.
Of the complaints, 32 files remain active, 65 officers were disciplined, and no action was taken in relation to 79 officers while another eight were charged with misusing LEAP in that time.
The Law Enforcement Assistance Program (LEAP) is an online database that catalogues a person’s interactions with Victoria Police, including alleged crimes, family violence incidents, and missing persons reports.