Fla. cops leave ‘closed for business’ signs in front of raided homes

The signs also detail the department's process for investigating community tips

Cheryl S. Grant
The Florida Times-Union

NORTH PORT, Fla. — The North Port Police Department has started posting yard signs in front of homes where drug raids have been successfully executed, Fox News reports.

The signs read "This drug house closed for business."


Drug dealers, it’s a “sign” of things to come. The North Port Community is putting you on notice. 1. The community...

Posted by North Port Police Department on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In a recent Facebook post, drug dealers were "put on notice" by the North Port Community as a "sign of things to come."

While not everyone is on board with the system, some are cheering on the department and their efforts, Orlando Weekly reports.

"Great job NPPD- love the sign. Keep up the great work and may you all be safe and protected," one Facebook user commented on the post.

"So much for the legal system and due process," wrote another commentor.

"We think this will impact their 'business' which is the goal. They know we know, now so does everyone else. Don't sell drugs in North Port," said a NPPD spokesperson, according to Fox News.

Read more here.

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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