BBC News - Police details burgled from officer's Oldham home (c) Auntie So it appears that a copper transferred data from a police computer to one of his own memory sticks, said memory stick was then stolen from his house during a burglary. The outcome will read something like this; 1. PC will attend interview without coffee with Professional Standards Branch. 2. PC will attend interview without coffee with IPCC 3. Chief Constable will attend interview without coffee with the Information Commissioner 4. PC will be disciplined (words of advice or somesuch) 5. Chief Constable will utter the immortal phrase "lessons have been learned". 6. Everything will then go back to normal.