Police Apologize After Arresting ‘Hillary Clinton’ in Halloween Gag
Officers in Medford, Massachusetts had some fun on Saturday, when they posed for pictures, pretending to arrest someone in a Hillary Clinton costume. According to CBS Boston, the Medford Police Patrolmen’s Association posted the images onto their Facebook page, and not everyone thought the joke was funny.
The backlash was apparently enough for the cops to take the post down and apologize.
“These were Halloween costumes. It was meant totally as a joke. I apologize if this offended anyone in any way,” Harry MacGilvray, president of the Medford Police Patrolmen’s Association, said in a statement. “I never expected this sort of reaction. It was poor judgment on my part.”
They also posted pictures of officers posing with a person in a Donald Trump costume, with the comment, “Making America GREAT again in West Medford Square!!” That post was taken down too.