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Laguna Beach squad cars featuring American flag called "very aggressive"

Police cruisers in Laguna Beach are under fire for their updated design featuring the American flag within in the words "Police" located on the vehicle's doors. 

Some say the imagery is too aggressive while others think it's patriotic. 

Either way, the city council will meet on Tuesday to vote on whether or not to change the decals.

Carrie Woodburn who attended the March council meeting said she was shocked to see the "boldness of the design” when the SUVs debuted. 

“We have such an amazing community of artists here, and I thought the aesthetic didn’t really represent our community,” Woodburn, who is also an artist, said. “It feels very aggressive.”

In contrast, attorney Jennifer Welsh Zeiter, said the vehicles were “exceptional” and critics are only being blinded by their hatred for President Trump. 

She said, “they cannot see through their current biases to realize that a police vehicle with the American flag is the ultimate American expression.”

The stars-and-stripes design was agreed upon by the city council back in February for all 11 of its squad cars, although that graphic was slightly lighter than what appears on the cars now.

Laguna has a population of around 23,000 people and is about 70 miles from San Diego.