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West Midlands Police officer admits Official Secrets Act charge

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A senior police officer has admitted failing to safeguard confidential documents that were taken from his car.Asst Ch Con Marcus Beale pleaded guilty to a charge under the Official Secrets Act at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.The documents were in a locked box taken from the 54-year-old’s unmarked police car, along with other personal items, in May. West Midlands Police said last month the former counter-terrorism boss had been suspended.
Source: BBC Black Country