Whataburger Employee Refused Service to Denison Cops, Police Say in Facebook Post

A restaurant employee refused to serve two Denison police officers early Saturday morning because she claimed her boyfriend was “beat up” by cops, the chief wrote in a Facebook post. The chief said the allegation was found to be untrue and no one was injured in that routine arrest. The female employee cursed at the officers and the on-duty manager’s response was “I don’t get into politics,” the post said. "I guarantee you when they call 911 and need us, we'll come running," Chief Jay Burch's post said. "That's what cops do."While Burch did not name the restaurant, another Denison officer identified it as the city's Whataburger in a separate post.Whataburger's corporate communications office released the following statement Saturday afternoon: "We're taking this claim seriously and investigating the details to take appropriate action. We support the efforts of law enforcement in our communities and believe in serving all our customers with respect."  Continue reading...

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