Police captain placed on leave for pro-pot button

Police captain placed on leave for pro-pot button

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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