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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – City of Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo is apologizing on social media for comments he made about Cubans.

Chief Acevedo, who is Cuban made a comment which he said was meant to be humorous.

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“It’s like the Cuban mafia runs Miami PD.”

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After that comment, Miami city commissioners informed Acevedo that the Castro regime refers to Cubans in the exile community as the Cuban mafia.

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Acevedo said he was raised in Los Angeles and was not aware of how offensive those remarks could be. Team