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Police captain placed on leave for pro-pot button

Vermilion Police Capt. Michael Reinheimer says he was placed on leave for wearing a pro-pot pin (Source: Facebook) Vermilion Police Capt. Michael Reinheimer says he was placed on leave for wearing a pro-pot pin (Source: Facebook)
VERMILION, OH (WOIO) -

Vermilion Police Captain Michael Reinheimer is on administrative leave after wearing a pro-marijuana legalization pin on his uniform.

Reinheimer posted his status on Facebook. It was shared by the groups Ohio NORML and Legalize Ohio 2016.

Reinheimer wrote that he wore the button on his uniform jacket on November 7 to support legalization in 2016 while conducting the department's annual police auction.

Reinheimer's post asks for support from the public after being placed on leave by Mayor Eileen Bulan.

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