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Police union president in Mass. apologizes for pretending to arrest Hillary Clinton in Halloween ‘joke’



The president of a Massachusetts police union is facing A backlash after taking a photo with another officer dressed as Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in an orange prison jumpsuit. Officer Harold MacGilvray of the Medford Police Patrolmen’s Association told the Daily News that it was not his intent to offend anyone when he posed for a photo with another officer dressed as Clinton at a community festival on Saturday. “These were Halloween costumes. It was meant totally as a joke,” MacGilvray said in an email. “I apologize if this offended anyone in any way. I never expected this sort of reaction.” The orange jumpsuit the individual wore had “inmate” written on it, accompanied with handcuffs and white gloves. Conway says Trump's threat to jail Clinton was just a 'quip' The photo was taken at the Haines Square Annual Fall Festival in West Medford, Mass., and it has since been deleted from the police union’s Facebook page. MacGilvray and other officers at the festival reportedly posed with a person who donned a Donald Trump mask with a message that said, “Make America great again in West Medford Square!!” according to the Boston Globe. Though MacGilvray admitted it was “poor judgment” on his part, the photo went viral on social media with people praising and criticizing the photo. Republican state representative, Al Baldasaro of New Hampshire, tweeted the photo to the Clinton and Trump camps, indicating that the Medford police had arrested the former secretary of state.

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