At Liverpool Crown Court he was jailed for eight months.
You can also send story ideas to northwest. He made regular checks on one in particular and analysis of his phone showed they were in contact between June and November and had met at the Premier Inn in the town.
The court heard Taylor, who prpstitute in Rochdale with the Tactical Firearms Unit, made searches in relation to relatives, neighbours, police officers and organised crime members between and Section BBC News. His behaviour came to light after concerns about the high volume of searches he had made, some relating to sex workers, dating back as far as Marchthe court heard.
Subsection Manchester. Former sex worker reaches out to women on Manchester streets no Close. A judge said the Greater Manchester Police GMP officer's searches for his "sexual interest and gratification" had become "an addiction and an obsession".
She is now using her experiences to work with the charity Manchester Action on Street Health. Greater Manchester Police Rochdale. Taylor was suspended after his arrest in March and said he had conducted a "huge amount" of unauthorised searches "born out of boredom".
A firearms officer who used the Police National Computer to access details about prostitutes has been jailed. A former sex worker who turned her life around after 20 years on the streets is now helping women who have faced similar challenges.
Former sex worker reaches out to women on Manchester streets. David Temkin, defending, told the court no police operations had been compromised.
It had become an addiction and an obsession. Published duration 15 February Christopher Taylor, 36, from Rochdale, admitted two counts of misconduct in public office, and unauthorised access to the police computer.
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