§ 9.68.050  RECORDS TO BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL.
   (A)   Persons authorized to use.  The statements, photographs and fingerprints hereinbefore provided for shall not be open to inspection by the public, or by any other person other than a regularly employed peace or law enforcement officer. Any such photograph, or duplicate thereof, may be exhibited to persons other than police officers of the city for the purpose of assisting in identifying perpetrators of any crime. Copies of such statements, photographs and fingerprints may be transmitted to the Sheriff of any county of the state of California, to the head of any organized Police Department of any municipality in the state, or to the head of any department of the state of California engaged in the enforcement of any criminal law of the state, or to the head of any federal law enforcement agency, or to any Sheriff or Chief of Police of a municipality, or to the head of any other law enforcement agency of any state in any state or territory outside the state of California, when request is made in writing by such Sheriff or other head of a law enforcement agency asking for the record of a certain person named therein, or for the record of a person whose photograph or fingerprints reasonably correspond with photographs or fingerprints submitted with such request, and stating that such record is deemed necessary for the use of such law enforce-ment officer or agency in or concerning the investiga-tion of any crime, or any person who is accused of committing a crime, or any crime which is reported to have been committed, and further stating that the record will be used only for such purpose.
   (B)   Unlawful disclosure by officer.  Any police officer or other employee of the Police Department who discloses to any person any information con-tained in any statement required to be filed under the provisions of division (D) of § 9.68.020, otherwise than in the regular course of his duties, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
   (C)   Exchange of information.  Nothing contained in such division (D) of § 9.68.020 of this code, shall prevent the Chief of Police from furnishing to the Sheriff of any county, the Chief of Police of any municipality, or the head of any other law enforcing agency which maintains any system of registration of convicted persons copies of the statements required to be filed under the provisions of such division (D) of § 9.68.020 of this code, together with photographs and fingerprints of persons making such statements, when and if such Sheriff, Chief of Police, or other head of a law enforcing agency furnishes to the Chief of Police of this city copies of statements, photo-graphs and fingerprints procured by him, and it is hereby made the duty of such Chief of Police to arrange for the exchange of such information.
   (D)   Enforcement use.  Any police officer or other employee of the Police Department may, any other provisions herein notwithstanding, furnish to persons other than peace officers, photographs, fingerprints, descriptions and other data relative to persons registered as convicted persons, as defined by divisions (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) of § 9.68.010, for the purpose of furnishing the information required by division (D) of § 9.68.020 or for the purpose of securing and effecting the enforcement of such section; and the furnishing of such information, pictures and fingerprints shall be within the regular course of his duties.
('86 Code, § 9.68.050) (Ord. 2703, passed  - - )  Penalty, see § 9.68.070