You’ll notice the thin blue line flag on the truck, which commemorates police officers who died in the line of duty. Hingham borders Weymouth, the city where Sgt. Michael Chesna was murdered by an unarmed person of color two years ago. To honor his sacrifice on the anniversary of that horrific event this is what HFD does.
This evidently upset Max Giarrusso who wrote an email to the Board of Selectmen to complain that it was racist.