Thanks to Obama, this is not a good time to be a police officer in America. Despite the fact that they risk their lives for Americans every single day, police officers are now treated with disrespect on a daily basis in this country.
According to American Overlook, the entire family of a police officer was recently denied service at an IHOP restaurant. A hostess at the establishment reportedly told them, “we don’t serve your kind.”
The officer’s nephew, Rocco Grieco, later described what happened in a Facebook post.
“My uncle, who is VBPD, after a long, 12-hour shift, walked into IHOP located at Fordham Drive in Virginia Beach. He was in full uniform. While waiting to be seated, the manager/hostess told him, ‘We don’t serve your kind.’ He simply walked out. This is also a 20 year retired Navy, who served his country, then joined the police department to serve his community,” the Facebook post read.
Grieco quickly received tons of support on Facebook from users who said things like, “if this is true, I will never visit your establishment again.”
An IHOP spokesman quickly responded, saying that the hostess was only “pretending” that the restaurant was closed at 5:30 am. Here’s what spokesman Craig Hoffman had to say:
“It’s a he-said-she-said, and it is a misunderstanding. While we don’t call into question the veracity of the officer, the team member in question claims that is not what happened, and, unfortunately, she was trying to make a lame joke that the restaurant was not open … when it obviously was. While I can understand his interpreting that as being unwelcome, that is not what was meant. It is not appropriate for her to have said that. She has apologized, the franchisee has reached out to the officer.”
Obama NEEDS to make a statement praising our nation’s police officers so that this kind of nonsense will STOP!
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