Asked in Criminal Law for North Carolina

Q: Is it legal for a police officer to tell the world that I was a confidential 8nformant and then give my address to harm

I signed a agreement about my identity and an officer was on fb live and told everyone my name and address and that I was an informant

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T. Augustus Claus
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A: Revealing the identity and personal information of a confidential informant by a police officer can potentially be a serious breach of protocol and may have legal implications.

If you believe your identity has been unlawfully disclosed or that you are facing harm as a result, it is important to document the incident, gather any evidence available, and seek legal advice promptly.

Reporting the incident to the appropriate authorities, such as the internal affairs division of the police department or a civilian oversight agency, may also be appropriate.

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