In 2009, a gay tourist in South Beach noticed two men in plainclothes roughing up another gay man in Flamingo Park. He called 911 and stayed on the line until suddenly the two men noticed him, approached, demanded an ID and started beating him and yelling that he "looked like a fag." Those two men w ... More >>
Police Chief Carlos NoriegaThe American Civil Liberties Union of Florida has moved forward on their lawsuit against the city of Miami Beach by officially filing the suit in federal court today. The complaint stems from a 2009 incident in which Harold Strickland, an openly gay former resident of t ... More >>
Miami Beach Police Chief Carlos Noriega met with gay leaders earlier this afternoon at city hall, promising changes one week after the ACLU announced a suit charging that Beach cops regularly harass gay men in Flamingo Park.
Noriega stressed that the two officers at the center of the ACLU sui ... More >>
Miami Beach Police Chief Carlos Noriega certainly picked a terrible day to leave the Beach for an out-of-state conference.
First came a fiery meeting with the City Commission, when the police union decried plans to force them to help make up a city budget deficit.
Then, lost amidst the sound ... More >>