Cop Brandishes Gun At McDonald's Because Order Takes Too Long

A Denver police officer, annoyed that his McDonald’s order was taking too long, allegedly pointed his gun at the drive-thru attendant. Then he left without paying.

Sources familiar with the case, and the fast food worker’s account of what happened, say two off-duty Denver police officers placed an order from their car in the early morning hours of May 21. But once at the drive through window, the employee said the men became agitated and angry at how long their food was taking. The men thought they were being ignored, according to contacts familiar with the worker’s account. The male clerk then said one of the officer’s flashed his police badge and pointed a pistol through the drive through window in a threatening manner, before driving off without paying.

What is it about McDonald’s that makes people think that any snafu that occurs there is a dire emergency? And now that at least one police officer seems to agree, can we really condemn the morons who keep calling 911 when their orders are messed up?

McMenacing? Cop Accused of Pulling Gun at McD’s [CBS4 Denver]

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