VIDEO: Springfield City Councilor discusses the detective controversy

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield City Councilor Justin Hurst wants the Police Commissioner’s disciplinary powers taken away, while the Mayor is defending the Commissioner.

It stems from a case 8 months ago involving a Springfield detective who hasn’t been fired, though many say he should be.

Watch the video above to see the Councilor’s entire interview with 22News Reporter Alessandra Martinez.

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