Police chief’s Haiti trips cost North Miami taxpayers $14,000 - North Miami / NMB - MiamiHerald.com: "Elias notes on city travel documents that while abroad, he is engaged in teaching Haitian police officers or sharing law enforcement information with top Haitian brass.
During his recent August stay in Haiti, Elias told his boss he was there to provide security for Tondreau, who was on a private vacation, and to teach Haitian police about community policing over a two week period.
But Haitian police officials officials and the U.S. government, which is leading efforts to strengthen the Haiti National Police, said North Miami is not among the law enforcement agencies involved in the effort. . . . " (read more at link above)