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State Rep Calls Some CT Cops “Cowboys” Who “Go Shooting” Young Kids

June 6, 2017 By Staff
State Rep Calls Some CT Cops “Cowboys” Who “Go Shooting” Young Kids

State Rep. Minnie Gonzalez (D-Hartford) made the controversial remarks in a speech on the Connecticut House floor.

State Rep. Minnie Gonzalez (D-Hartford) said on Monday, on Connecticut’s House floor, that some state cops are “cowboys” who “go shooting” young kids.

Gonzalez made the controversial remarks in support of a bill that would make it easier to suspend and fire police officers who are accused of “inappropriate use of physical force.”

“This bill is to hold accountable and to stop those cowboys, that because they got a bat and a gun, they think they can go shooting, especially young kids, in our community,” Gonzalez said. “Those cowboys doesn’t belong in the police department.”

The bill in question was tabled on Monday, according to reporting from CTNewsJunkie.