Miami police officers are enforcing new guidelines by putting themselves in the role of forcing some locations to close over violations.
Since the beginning, popular Wynwood bar and pizza spot Gramps says public health has been its top priority.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez states the police department has a task force solely dedicated to enforcing the new guidelines.
“We have been cracking down,” said Suarez. “The last two weeks in particular. It’s a very difficult balance, to balance the fact that we know livelihoods are at stake on one hand and lives are at stake on the other hand."
The mayor’s hands are still tied when it comes to enforcing mask mandates.
“Unfortunately, we haven’t been successful at getting through to the governor,” said Suarez.
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