Mayor apologizes for interfering with police

Venice Mayor Ron Feinsod apologized to constituents after a video surfaced on social media showing him interfering with a police traffic stop involving a Black man.

After Feinsod spoke at a vigil Saturday at West Blalock Park about racism, he saw a young man pulled over by police and questioned the officers.

In the Venice Police Department dashboard camera video, two officers are getting out of their patrol car when Feinsod introduces himself as the mayor.

"I just happened to come from a rally about social injustice and I saw a person of color get pulled over and I was just curious as to what the situation is," Feinsod says.

The officers told Feinsod the man was being given a citation for driving while his license is suspended.

Feinsod called it "coincidental" that he'd just come from a rally.
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