Centurion Criticizes Gentile On Police Reform Vote

Centurion Says Gentile is Too Extreme

Sudbury, MA . . . .Today Ingrid Centurion(R-Sudbury), candidate for State Representative in the 13th Middlesex District, expressed deep disappointment Rep. Carmen Gentile’s vote for the “Police Reform” bill.

“Being multicultural, I understand the issues minority communities face. However, that doesn’t mean we throw the police under the bus. Our Massachusetts police did not cause the death of George Floyd. Yet, this week Gentile voted as if they did. He has let down our first responders and every resident of this district,” said Centurion.

Last night the House voted 93 to 66 in favor of the “Police Reform” bill which the Police Chief Association opposes. Despite measures already available to hold bad officers accountable, the bill repeals qualified immunity so good officers can be sued on the job decisions.

There was bipartisan support against the bill, but Gentile refused to cross the aisle.

“Gentile is not a moderate. He is a left-wing radical who has jeopardized public safety. We will have a terrible time recruiting and maintaining the police workforce moving forward. In New York, they have had massive retirements. Due to this bill, we will have the same problem. You can thank Rep. Gentile when we don’t have enough police on the street to protect us or it takes hours for the police to respond to a 911 call,” said Centurion.

“When I have been talking to voters, they have expressed anger over the Floyd death but they know our law enforcement is not the cause. They don’t like this bill. In November, Gentile will lose this race due to his failure to represent the people of this district,” said Centurion.

Background on Ingrid Centurion

Ingrid Centurion is an American citizen, devoted mother, United State Army veteran, combat pilot and small business owner.

At an early age, Ingrid learned about tragedy.  After her father immigrated from Argentina, her parents were in a horrific car crash and he died and her mother was severely injured. Ingrid was just 2 years old. Ingrid understands the challenges of being raised by a single parent who had to work multiple jobs to keep the family together and food on the table.   

Ingrid was an exceptional athlete and received an Army ROTC three year scholarship to Arizona State University.  Always driven with a purpose, Ingrid amazingly became a private pilot at 17 years old.   She served honorably in the U.S. Army for twenty-two years, she is an Iraq War combat pilot.  She served along the South Western border protecting our borders against transnational threats.  She has extensive military intelligence and national security experience working with law enforcement agencies.   

In the private sector, she has worked as a Product Manager, Corporate Trainer and Speaker.  She now owns a small business in Sudbury where she is raising her two boys and cares for her elderly mother.

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