That is passing odd. The FBI runs, operates and is the supervising
authority for the NCIC systems. Abuse of the system is grounds for
pulling the local jurisdictions right to use it and it happens.
Happened to a guy I knew when I was dispatching (in another agency).
The usual penalty is the guilty party gets fired. He did. His
offense? Sent a personal message over the system. Of course there
were some "extenuating" circumstances. He started with our agency and
we were very glad when he left. He only lasted about a year at the
next one before the firing and I suspect that agency was looking for a
I don't think it comes up to a criminal offense though
The FBI has pulled access to their system several
times from a small very wealthy municipality in
our area. Their law enforcement personnel were
kowtowing to the Rolls Royce crowd's wishes to
garner information on various people. I can just
about guarantee you that if I were to hack into
NCIC, I would be paraded around for the TV crews
while dressed in a stylish orange jumpsuit with
shackles and chains as decorative accessories.
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