Chipotle apologizes after employee does ‘hands up, don’t shoot’ gesture to NYPD officers

I guess freedom of speech isnt to free no more! Im with it! And COPS GET RESPECT WHEN THEY GIVE IT!

WPIX 11 New York

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BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A group of NYPD officers and retired officers is calling for a boycott of all Chipotle restaurants after an incident at the Montague Street restaurant several weeks ago.

“It’s disgusting how people don’t respect cops anymore,” Jackie Cortes, a retired NYPD lieutenant, told PIX 11.

According to a spokesman for the nationwide chain, on December 16, nine police officers from the 8-4 precinct were trying to order food at this Downtown Brooklyn Chipotle when one employee raised his hands in what appeared to be a gesture of protest directed toward the police officers.

Others described it as “hands up don’t shoot” gesture made famous following the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

The police officers left immediately.

Cortes had been following the Facebook posts and rants about boycotting this Brooklyn Heights restaurant.

Chipotle CEOs Steve Ells and Monty Moran apologized for…

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