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FOP: Monday's city council meeting run in 'unprofessional manner'

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People are still talking about the outbursts at Monday night's Evansville City Council meeting. 

Fraternal Order of Police President Larry Nelson says City Council President Connie Robinson ran the meeting in an unprofessional manner. 

Now an FOP meeting has been planned to discuss a possible response.

Nelson says members of the FOP are meeting Tuesday night and they've asked their attorney to look into how a sitting city council president could be removed from that position as president on the city council. 

There were some tense moments at Monday's Evansville City Council meeting when the topic turned to race.

Nelson tells 14 News that he thought Robinson ran the meeting unprofessionally and that the meeting was an "embarrassment" to those in attendance and to Evansville voters.

Robinson did offer Chief Bolin a public apology Monday night.

"I apologize for, I guess, maybe belligerent or however I got. I get emotional, but I'm big enough to apologize when I get emotional. I apologize, but you know, I should have let you give a chance to talk," Robinson said. "I'm emotional because I love this city. I love being on city council. I love the people that I represent, so I have a right to be emotional." 

14 News reached out to Robinson on Tuesday, but never heard back. Chief Bolin wasn't able to comment either.

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