bq.I stuck my neck out and got it chopped off. You violate policy and there’s no more discussion. I was fired for trying to do the right thing … helping to return a wallet. I thought I was doing a good deed. – “Steve Roberts(Librarian fired for good deed that violated confidentiality)”:http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=13926435&BRD=1459&PAG=461&dept_id=155725&rfi=6 via [“Lisnews.com(Librarian fired for good deed that violated confidentiality)”:http://www.lisnews.com/article.pl?sid=05/02/10/0959201] Rules are rules, and as much as we all sometimes think that they are made to be broken, some of them are not. I have been where he was, but I chose to follow the policy and not violate state law. And my supervisor confirmed that I did the right thing. It is unfortunate that he lost his job over it, but he seems to have been well aware of the consequences.