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Miami Beach Police Chief Raymond Martinez

Miami Beach Police Chief Raymond Ramirez  (Source: Miami Beach Police)

Miami Beach Police Chief Retiring

After two years as Miami Beach’s police chief, Raymond Martinez has announced he plans to retire next month.

03/06/2014

Israel Hernandez was caught vandalizing and died shortly after being hit by a police Taser.

Police Dispatch Recordings Show Teen Trying To Outrun Officers Before Taser Is Used

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.

CBS4–08/13/2013

Israel Hernandez was caught vandalizing and died shortly after being hit by a police Taser.

Vigil Held For Teen Who Died After He Was Hit By Police Taser

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.

08/10/2013

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Officer On Administrative Leave After Teen Taser Death

Miami Beach Police Officer Jorge Mercado has been placed on paid administrative leave after allegedly deploying a Taser on Israel Hernandez.

CBS Miami–08/09/2013

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New Information, 911 Tapes Released In Miami Beach Man’s Death

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.

CBS4–05/01/2013

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Miami Beach Hosts Gun Buy-Back Program

The Miami Beach Police Department hosted their first gun buy back program on Saturday at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

CBS4–03/31/2013

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Tough Rules, Road Closures For Holiday Weekend In Miami Beach

The planning is over, the barricades are up and police officers are out in force as Urban Beach weekend kicks off on Miami Beach.

CBS4–05/25/2012

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Security Measures, Road Closures On Miami Beach Begin For Holiday Weekend

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.

CBS4–05/24/2012