Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 19-27

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Review of employee privacy issues: Implications for law enforcement and other public and private sector agencies

  • Bobbie L. Raynes

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It has been predicted that the number of lawsuits filed for workplace privacy violations will increase over the next few years primarily because of advances in technological innovations and a change in how workplace privacy is defined. This could have implications for law enforcement agencies as well as other public and private sector agencies. This article examines current interpretations of workplace privacy both in the public and private sectors and how courts have traditionally ruled on various types of privacy issues.