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Published November 21, 2013, 07:56 PM

UND police officier forced to resign after being caught with pornography on his computer

As the light was recently shed on a situation at the University of North Dakota - now other universities are taking notice - and taking precautions. A University of North Dakota police officer was forced to resigned this past year after his a camera caught him with pornography on his computer.

By: David Schwab, WDAZ

As the light was recently shed on a situation at the University of North Dakota - now other universities are taking notice - and taking precautions. A University of North Dakota police officer was forced to resigned this past year after his a camera caught him with pornography on his computer.

Officer Dan Lund, who had 16 years with the UND Police Department, resigned in June after a camera that he was wearing caught him looking at a pornographic sight on his work computer.

UND Policeman are equipment with a tiny camera on their Uniforms as a way to capture certain situation they may encounter while on the job. Officer Lund's camera happen to be recording while on his work computer while looking at website that contained pornographic pictures, that according to Peter Johnson of UND Public Affairs. Johnson says that since it was not work related, it is against state policy and is grounds for termination and it was likely in Lund's best interest to resign in that situation. Johnson says there were never criminal charges involved, indicating there was nothing illegal was on the computer.

Peter Johnson of UND Public Affairs said, "It turns out that the camera he had on captured the individual caught him looking at some inappropriate material on his work computer. Those cameras are turned in, and the information is downloaded and that is how it was discovered."

The small camera's that UND police are currently using maybe catching on with other department. NDSU police are looking at a similar system of cameras.

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