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accountability

The traceability of actions performed on a system to a specific system entity (user, process, device). For example, the use of unique user identification and authentication supports accountability; the use of shared user IDs and passwords destroys accountability.
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Jason Detective Constable Leigh Booth, of Northumbria Police, said: "This was a despicable abuse of trust.
He invited magistrates to send the case to Crown Court for sentencing, saying: "It's an abuse of trust, and somewhat cruel to someone with dementia."
"These were vulnerable women who having encountered Davies found themselves subjected to an appalling abuse of trust. Behaviour like this will not be tolerated within policing and South Wales Police is committed to making sure that people like Davies are brought to justice.
Theyare being investigated in connection with conspiracy to commit felony, fraud, abuse of power, deceit, abuse of trust by a public servant and bribery.
"This substantial financial gain has been achieved by fraud and a complete abuse of trust empowered to Vicky.
A disciplinary panel found Mr Wheeler had committed a "serious and cynical abuse of trust" by having sex with the girl at his home in Cornwall and at a house in Cardiff.
Health and Care Professions Council panel chairman Claire Bonnet said: "This was an abuse of trust. His actions on duty were deliberate or, at best, reckless."
Justice Gerry Allbright did not order Delaire to pay any of the money back, though he called the situation a "significant abuse of trust."
Ricky Bates, 24, of Marnel Drive, Wolverhampton, who worked at a branch of Birmingham Midshires Building Society, had admitted five charges of fraud by abuse of trust and one charge of money laundering at an earlier hearing.
Sheriff Beckett added: "It is an abuse of trust and you did it for selfish, personal reasons."
A Merseyside police spokesman said last night: "A 37-year-old woman from the Hightown area, who was arrested on April 21, 2010, on suspicion of abuse of trust has been bailed pending further inquiries."