Police wear ski masks in now viral warning to heroin dealers

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Source: Facebook/Lake County Sheriff's Office (KTRK)

Tough on crime or a bit too far? A now viral video of a public service announcement from Florida's Lake County Sheriff's Office has a lot of people on the internet talking.

The video was made by Sheriff Peyton C. Grinnell as a direct warning to drug dealers in his community. He's flanked by four officers wearing ski masks and sunglasses.

In the video, Sheriff Grinnell encourages residents to report all drug dealers to authorities. He goes on to warn dealers that the police are coming for them and that they will need to wonder if "tonight will be the night" they get arrested.

The video has gotten mixed reviews online. Some applaud the efforts of the police to crack down on drug dealers while others worry about the over militarization of the police.

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