Plumber's crack is a crime in Flint, Michigan
This is a handy identification guide for police officers enforcing Flint, Michigan's baggy pants ban.
On June 27, the chief issued a departmental memorandum telling officers: "This immoral self expression goes beyond freedom of expression."
The crime, he says, is disorderly conduct or indecent exposure, both misdemeanors punishable by 93 days to a year in jail and/or fines up to $500.
[Flint Police Chief David] Dicks, 41, broke down his
interpretation of the laws as such: Pants pulled completely below the
buttocks with underwear showing is disorderly conduct; saggy pants with
skin of the buttocks showing is indecent exposure, and saggy pants, not
completely below the buttocks, with underwear exposed results in a
HT: DJA, LGM.