JSO officer arrested, accused of accessing database, giving info to ‘criminals’

Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters said Wednesday a JSO officer has resigned after he was arrested and accused of two counts of offenses against computer users, a third-degree felony.

Christopher Barr is accused of using protected databases while he was an employee to access and disseminate law enforcement information to unauthorized individuals whom Waters referred to as “criminals in our community.”

Waters declined to give any more information, including the names of the people that Barr is accused of informing, citing an ongoing investigation.

After his arrest in January, Barr resigned.

He had been with JSO for four years, Waters said.

Barr’s arrest marks the second arrest of a JSO officer in 2024.

“It doesn’t matter who it is. We won’t tolerate it. And when a member of this agency violates the law, that person will be held accountable,” Waters said.

According to a JSO arrest report, federal investigators

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