Miami Beach’s new top cop will take the oath of office on Thursday. Wednesday afternoon the city’s commission, in a vote of 4-2, approved interim chief Raymond Martinez as the new chief of police.
The Miami Beach commission officially approved the City Manager’s pick as their new police chief. After a heated discussion, the commission voted 4-2 in favor of Ray Martinez.
The Miami Beach Police Department’s Chief of Police has been replaced by a familiar face.
After reviewing nearly 80 applications from across the country, it looks like a familiar face will be taking the reigns of the troubled Miami Beach Police Department.
An internal affairs probe of the Miami Beach Police force launched after one of their officers crashed his ATV into two people on the beach reportedly found a number of problems including a breakdown in command and gross negligence by some officers over the July 4th holiday weekend.
A former Miami Beach police chief and the current Miami Beach police chief are among the six finalists vying to lead the Golden Beach police department, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.
A five year veteran of the Miami Beach police department has been accused of taking a department all-terrain vehicle on a high speed joyride on the beach with a female passenger and accidentally running into two people.
Joel Paul Williams, the man Miami Beach Police accuse of setting at least two of the fires that erupted across several buildings on Miami Beach, made his first court appearance Friday afternoon facing arson charges.