The Mayor of East Haven, Connecticut is being criticized for comments deemed as insensitive amid allegations of police discrimination against Hispanics in the community.

FOX News Radio's Courtney Kealy reports:

East Haven's Mayor Joseph Maturo's office releasing a statement apologizing sincerely to the local community and especially the Latino community for insensitive and off-color remarks made to a local TV news reporter.

He's been facing scathing criticism from Connecticut officials, including the Governor, after Maturo quipped he "might have tacos" as a way to do something for the Hispanic community.

The quip coming just a day after four police officers were arrested, accused of waging a campaign of discrimination against Latino residents and businesses.

Courtney Kealy, FOX News Radio