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An internal affairs report shows some members of the “Landfall Team” in North Bay Village remained at city hall, drinking beer and talking football.
According to the records obtained by CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald, unit shift commander Lt. James McCready gave officers permission to drink, putting a cooler on a conference room table and then blocking a surveillance camera with a plastic cup.READ MORE: Pembroke Pines Police Officers Take Oath To 'Serve And Protect' To Next Level With Moving Gesture
The party continued on Sept. 9 as calls came in and the weather worsened. Officer Walter Sajdak walked in on them after midnight and later reported it to a superior officer.
Six officers admitted to violating a policy of drinking on the job. They received letters of reprimand and forfeited accrued time.MORE NEWS: 2 Diners Injured In Partial Deck Collapse At Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Eatery
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