King County Sheriff's Office

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 24, 2013
Seattle , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 


Breach Total Number: 
2 300
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A laptop and portable hard drive were stolen from the truck of an undercover officer in March of 2013.  The devices were not encrypted and contained Social Security numbers, drivers license numbers, and personal information about victims, suspects, witnesses, and police officers. The officer received disciplinary action for leaving the laptop unattended in the backseat of a truck.