Mayor: I didn’t know we were serving pig tonight


STUART Fla. – The mayor of Stuart, Florida encountered a police officer in a local store and said, “I didn’t know we were serving pig tonight.”

Police union response to “. . . serving pig tonight.”

As a result, a union representing several thousand-law enforcement officers in south Florida is furious.

The incident occurred Jan. 11. Mayor Eula Clarke (pictured) walked into Taylor’s Grocery, reported CBS 12. While in the store she encountered Stuart Police Officer Edward Fitzgerald. He was inside talking to a store employee.

It was at that moment the derogatory comments were attributed to the mayor. “I didn’t know we were serving pig tonight,” she said to the officer.

“The poor guy walked out hurt, really hurt,” said John Kazanjian, president of the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association. “That’s coming from the mayor of your city.”

“We’re outraged,” said Kazanjian. “How does a community leader, a public servant do that to one of our officers? It’s just a slap in the face.”

Pressure mounted

Consequently, when pressure mounted, the mayor apologized. Seems like she wants to move forward.

“I am sorry for those words,” said Mayor Clarke.

“Were you trying to make a joke or why would you say such a thing?” CBS 12 asked the mayor.

“Al, I don’t want to go into it. Those words were unfortunate,” she said.

Moving ahead

The police union is appalled. At a time when relations between law enforcement and the public are strained throughout the nation, this doesn’t help matters.

“We don’t need someone like that as a public servant,” said Kazanjian.

“I have the highest opinion for law enforcement. I value them, I value what they do,” Mayor Clarke explained. “There was no intention for any harm, or anything harmful.”

While contrition appears forced, the damage remains. Seems like the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association wants the mayor to go to the police station and apologize to every member of the Stuart Police Department.

Because of this event, the union said it will solicit an opponent during the next election in order to defeat the mayor.

“I support law enforcement. I want to move forward. I want to do the best for our community. A word was said, it was taken to be offensive by the officer and I entirely agree with his position,” said Clarke.

“My choice of words and my speech was patently offensive and I would hope that Ofc. Fitzgerald and all law enforcement officers will forgive me for this transgression,” the mayor wrote in a letter to Kazanjian.

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Don’t even wait until the next election. Have a recall to remove her from office.

The officer should have replied ” and for you we got watermelon and fried chicken”

Apology NOT ACCEPTED! You’re type made a white police chief step down in Louisiana when he used the feared and dreaded N word. NOW YOU STEP DOWN BEEEYATCH!

Got to be a liberal, don’t they know the police is the ones that keeps the streets safe, for people like her to use with out the fear of rape, robbery, or getting bead up. How could some one like this even hold a government job of any kind. Say Sorry changes nothing, but show the world what she is made of.

What a racist assclown is that mayor. Remove her asap!

Pig is not a race…but yes, get rid of her.

He should’ve just tapped on the butt of his service revolver and told her, ‘we may be having coon, depends on your attitude from here on!’

Understand your wanting to respond in kind to her comment, but we need to stay at a higher level and let them grovel down in the gutter. Let it play out in the media as it should.

Deny her police protection and service for the rest of her life.

LOL Doesn’t feel good when the shoe is on the other foot.

No. An apology does not work in a situation like this. She has made her actual opinion clear and has no business in an elected position. She must be removed. This is the kind of attitude that is getting our officers killed and assaulted across the country. Get her the hell out!

How is this an unfortunate event? This was a vile, racist comment that also typifies a blatant distrust of the police as a whole.

“It happened”
“an event occurred”
“a word was used”

She is not taking responsibility for her act, she’s trying to distance herself from her actions, that’s not what a leader, or a contrite person does.

Hateful, disrespectful, purely mean! Her words are reflective of her character. Saying sorry is not enough. She should be forced to resign. Let’s make this national news! Call her out and expose her for the person she is!


Hood rats are gonna hood rat and the mayor is a hoot rat.

If the officer would not have reported this, she would not be sorry for saying it, nor would she have “apologized”. As with all of the other leftist, White hating, cop hating, etc. individuals, they are not “sorry” for what they did or for what they said.

They are sorry they got caught, or called out for their actions. She does not have the police department’s back, she does not like them. She should not be holding the position that she holds.

Along with the type of character that speaks and feels the way she does, often go other “quirks” and behaviors. She should be thoroughly investigated as far as her job performance, handling of public funds, etc.

Never mind the vileness of the comment. The fact that she’s stupid enough to say it ought to be enough to trigger a recall.

Have a emergency meeting and fire her.

And they wonder why our young people act the way they do. Disrespecting those in authority. even to the point of murder. She should be impeached and then thrown out of office. I just hope she never needs the help of one of these “pigs” but I’m sure they would show their professionalism by stepping up to the plate and doing their duty unlike her. She is a racist and a bigot.

I’m not a police officer, I got here through a search, but I respect the police immensely and I believe that nearly all Americans do — except for a few misguided young people that the fake media makes sound legitimate, which they aren’t.

To have a mayor say, or even think such a thing, is appalling. She needs to resign or be put out of office for her hateful words.

To any police officers reading this, here’s a huge THANK YOU for all that you do to keep my loved ones and I safe. Without you, this great nation would have fallen apart many, many years ago.

This mayor need to be fire , our police officers put their lives on the line to protect ours …

She’s a wolf guarding the sheep…
FIRE her A$$!!!!!!!!

Dear Mayor Pig!!!

Please look in the mirror the next time you say something like that! The only pig in this story is you.

If someone breaks into your house, please don’t call the police as you obviously don’t respect them enough to justify bothering them.

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