Ultra Music Festival has announced that its new security director will be none other than current Miami Beach police chief Ray Martinez.
Photo by George Martinez Ultra is hoping hiring Miami Beach police chief Ray Martinez fixes its security problems.
The move makes sense. Martinez already announced that he's stepping down at the end of this month. Meanwhile, Ultra is seeking to assuage the City of Miami after a security disaster in which gatecrashers trampled a private guard.
But that doesn't mean the marriage is made in heaven. Under Martinez, Miami Beach police fatally Tasered a teenage graffiti artist, roughed up a model, and beat-up a good samaritan for coming to her aid. How will he handle Ultra?More »