Assistant Chief Constable GrahameBarker said: ``There is no doubt in my mind that the message about only sending appropriate em ails
has gone out to all four corners of the organisation.
More than 380 police officers and 74 support staff received letters of advice by the chief constable delivered by their area commandersMr Barker said: ``It began with the discovery of an em ail
sent by a member of staff to a friend at a different organisation via the internet.
He called on information commissioner Richard Thomas to carry out a review of the status of em ails
under the freedom of information act.
The em ails
revealed how immigration officers are unable to properly detain suspects as there is no secure room at the airport.
It was headed by housing director Alan Stennard but no other worker was found with any em ails
that breached the guidelines.
They will be told to stop using work em ail
accounts for messages which are not related to Merseyside police.
FOUR hundred Merseyside police staff will be rebuked for sending inappropriate em ails
and playing computer games at work, the Daily Post can reveal .
THE senior Merseyside Police officer leading the inquiry into alleged racist, homo phobic and pornographic em ails
involving 35 staff has described some of the material as ``abhorrent''.
An internet security firm which screens millions of em ails
a day for its 8,500 business customers said it had stopped hundreds of thousands of ``phishing'' messages over the last few months.
Surfcontrol supplies companies with software to control and filter so called ``spam'' e-mails which are estimated to take up about 36pc of all em ails
Ysbyty Glan Clwyd,Bodelwyddan,has also spent the last few days eliminating the rogue programme which slowed em ails
down to a crawl.
But once the em ails
started flowing in through her web site she realised her programme reach was far greater than she ever thought.