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McDonald’s employee refuses to serve police officer who was in uniform

By Mason White 2:12 PM July 21, 2017
Cathy Bishop Naff with her husband
Cathy Bishop Naff with her husband
By: Alexis Bell

(Scroll down for video) With tensions high between police officers and some communities, police officers are being discriminated against because of their profession.

Cathy Bishop Naff took to Facebook to express her anger when a McDonald’s employee refused to make her husband’s order because he was in police uniform.

Naff wrote: “My husband just got home from working a 13-hour day to share a story with me that has left me completely shocked.

“Around 7:00 tonight, he took a small break and went to the drive through of the McDonald’s at Parham Road and Route 1.

“He was in uniform and in his police vehicle. He paid for his food and drove forward to the next window. The young man who was working that window, looked at him and backed away from the window, mouthing something to my husband. My husband couldn’t hear him since the window was closed. The guy finally walked to the window and slid it open.

“My husband told him that he couldn’t hear him and the guy said: ‘I ain’t serving police’ and closed the window.

“The guy proceeded to tell everyone in McDonald’s, including the manager, that he was not going to serve the police. The employees stared at my husband trying to figure out what they should do. After all, he had paid for his food, but no one wanted to give it to him.

“Finally, one guy brought it over to him without a single word. As my husband pulled around the building, a gentleman who was in the McDonald’s at the time, approached with his car and told my husband how he had never seen anything like this.

“He said the guy had told the manager that she could fire him, but he wasn’t going to ‘serve the police.’

“The manager did nothing to help the situation and wasn’t even the person who brought him his food.

“I know that we will never visit this McDonald’s again! This is such an eye opener for me as to what the people who protect us have to go through on a daily basis. Please pray for the men and women who serve and protect us and put their lives on the line for us each and every day.”

After the incident, the officer filed a complaint with Mcdonald’s corporate. He also informed the franchise owner of the incident.

A short time later, they were told that the young man who refused to serve the officer, was fired.

However, they said that the manager denied knowing anything about the incident.

When the officer informed them that the manager was right there and saw the incident unfold, the franchise owner promised to look into this further.

“My husband is one of the calmest, kindest, most level headed guys I know. This should’ve never happened to him or anyone else,” Naff added

According to Naff, other officers said that they had the same thing happen to them at the same McDonald’s restaurant.

“For McDonald’s to be questioning the validity of this story is an outrage. Thank you for all the support, not just for my husband but for law enforcement officers everywhere! The bottom line is that we shouldn’t treat anyone, uniform or not, in the manner this McDonald’s has been treating people. Every person should be treated with respect!” She said.