Miami Beach Police Chief Raymond Martinez
New police dispatch recordings obtained by CBS4 show 18-year-old Israel Hernandez racing through a Miami Beach neighborhood and eluding pursuing police before he was shocked by a Taser and later dies.
Friends and family of the teen artist who died shortly after being hit by a police Taser held a vigil Saturday afternoon on Miami Beach.
Miami Beach Police Officer Jorge Mercado has been placed on paid administrative leave after allegedly deploying a Taser on Israel Hernandez.
Miami Beach Police Raymond Martinez says he is troubled by a dispatcher’s behavior in the moments after a woman called 911 for help on March 5th.
The Miami Beach Police Department hosted their first gun buy back program on Saturday at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
The planning is over, the barricades are up and police officers are out in force as Urban Beach weekend kicks off on Miami Beach.
Miami Beach is expecting to see an influx of people for Memorial Day weekend starting Thursday. Some 350,000 people are expected to flood the beach for a weekend of beachside parties and holiday fun.