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Whataburger refuses to serve police officers

By Mason White 4:03 PM September 20, 2015
Whataburger location 

By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) An employee of Whataburger in Texas, was fired from his position after two police officers were told that the store does not serve members of the force.

On Wednesday, the company described the incident as terrible.

The incident unfolded as Officer Michael Magovern and Officer Cameron Beckhamwere, decided to stop at the restaurant to buy some food.

Before the officers could place their orders, the employee behind the counter told them that police are not welcomed in the restaurant.

The two officers decided to leave and went to get food at the Dairy Queen restaurant instead.

A spokesperson for Whataburger, said that the company proudly served officers for many years and it will continue to do so.

The employee who refused service is no longer employed at Whataburger. The company has also invited the officers back to the restaurant in order to make this right.