Miami Beach Strikes Deal With Cops Over GPS Tracking In Bid to Revamp Bruised Reputation
"We don't even have to wait for a complaint," he says. "The system actually emails us when [an officer] is going X miles over the limit, wherever he is. Let's say you're doing 80 in a 55. We're going to find out about it and you're going to have to explain why you were going 80 miles per hour."
And after incidents like Kuilan's drunken ATV escapade, that big picture is in need of some retouching, admitted Martinez.
"Going back to July 3rd, as tragic as that incident was, it really presented an opportunity for us to change as an organization," he said. "Because it was such a big incident, we have since been able to come in and do a lot of these changes in policy and technology -- things that in the past would have been very difficult to implement (otherwise)."
"We can't change July 3rd," he said. "I wish I could erase it from the history books. But we can't. But we have to be in a position to seize the opportunities that it presented us."
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