Q: Wife called the cops on our retired cop neighbor for screaming all night, cops gave him her name,can they do that?
so he was screaming all night for 3 nights, wife called the cops and they went to check and told us it was goats,, next day he asked other neighbors who is (wifes name) cuz sherrifs told him that she called the sherrifs on him,, i know he was a cop and got fired for a shooting and drinks all day so wife is worried now, can the sherriffs give out my wifes name and address like that?
A: more info needed.
however, it wouldn't be hard to figure out who called the police if they said it was neighbor...............one on either side???
A: Yes. Unless information is given to police on a confidential basis, like an informant, or involves victims of sexual assault, or child abuse, the identity of a person reporting a crime is not confidential. If there are any repercussions from the call, a restraining order may be needed.
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