MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) — Miami Beach Police issued a new policy Monday following a scandal over thousands of offensive emails discovered inside the police department.READ MORE: More Than 1,300 Hospitalized In Florida For COVID-19
The emails that were circulated using the department’s system are said to have been sexually explicit, racist and demeaning . It included pornography and an autopsy photograph that may have been sent to others outside the department.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Another Cool Morning, Slight Warm Up Over The Weekend
The new policy now requires all members of the Miami Beach Police Department to report improper use of the department’s email system to Internal Affairs.
The previous policy prohibited improper use of the email system but this new policy holds others accountable for not reporting misuse.
Vazquez has since retired, but could face a potential criminal charge for his alleged role. Carulo was fired last week.