Ocean City, Maryland Police Enforce Vaping Laws the Old Fashioned Way—With Force
Videos of Ocean City, Maryland Police Officers kicking, tackling, and even using a taser on young African American males to enforce the prohibition against vaping on the Boardwalk prompt this week’s discussion. Serge and Clarke explain the Ocean City ordinances and comment upon the enforcement strategies which have resulted in a public relations debacle for the resort town.
Also, updates on Derek Chauvin’s sentence, the trial date in the Cassie Johnson case, and MSP continues to discriminate against brown and black Troopers.
CNN: Video shows police using force on teens while enforcing smoking ban
Washington Post: Videos show Ocean City, Md., police using force on teens while enforcing boardwalk vaping ban
Delmarva Now: As outcry grows over OC Boardwalk vaping incidents, records detail viral video arrests
Ocean City Police Department Use of Force Policy