William Hernandez is sworn in Tuesday as North Miami Beach police chief by City Clerk Pamela Latimore.
William Hernandez is sworn in Tuesday as North Miami Beach police chief by City Clerk Pamela Latimore. Photo provided to the Miami Herald
William Hernandez is sworn in Tuesday as North Miami Beach police chief by City Clerk Pamela Latimore. Photo provided to the Miami Herald

North Miami Beach police chief sworn in; possession of marijuana now a civil offense

January 06, 2016 03:51 PM

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