Home Forums Classifieds Blogs Today's Posts Search Social Groups



  
SIGN-UP
Notices

Glock Talk
Welcome To The Glock Talk Forums.

 
  
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-03-2013, 02:29   #1
ronduke
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 2,971
Belleville cops booted from Denny's for toting guns

"The Belleville police chief banned his officers from the eatery while on duty after several detectives were told they couldn’t carry their guns in the restaurant...."
http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/c...f18b38948.html
ronduke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 04:27   #2
CLoft239
I Like Turtles
 
CLoft239's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Oklahoma, USA
Posts: 652
Started out surprised.

Found out if was in Illinois, was no longer surprised.

Sent from the Titanic. I named my phone "The Titanic" so when I plug it into the computer it says "The Titanic is syncing".
__________________
Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive.
- Theodore Roosevelt
CLoft239 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 05:05   #3
merlynusn
Senior Member
 
merlynusn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: NC
Posts: 3,284
At least the Chief is being practical about it.
merlynusn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 09:27   #4
Patchman
Florist
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Land of Flora, Fauna & Merriweather
Posts: 12,941
I'm sure for the other 24-hour diners, this is good news.
__________________
Although many good citizens in your community may own and carry guns, keeping the community safe still fall on those who carry badges.

In a gunfight, even if you do everything right, you can still get killed.
Patchman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 13:52   #5
CanIhaveGasCash
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: 8,000 feet.
Posts: 787
Should be titled "Detectives Dine and Dash at Denny's"
CanIhaveGasCash is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 16:51   #6
RetailNinja
Senior Member
 
RetailNinja's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Tuktoyaktuk
Posts: 1,422
Send a message via AIM to RetailNinja
Quote:
Originally Posted by CanIhaveGasCash View Post
Should be titled "Detectives Dine and Dash at Denny's"
Detectives Dreamy Dining gets Dashed by Dastardly Denny's Deviant.
__________________
Conservatism is a cardiac disorder - Brietbart
Liberalism is a mental disorder - Savage
RetailNinja is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 17:21   #7
Clark's 22
Senior Member
 
Clark's 22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Kansas
Posts: 127
What bothers me is that the news articles said officers all had badges visible even though they were in plainclothes. Why would that make someone uncomfortable? Perhaps it was the fact that they were cops that made them uncomfortable.
__________________
If guns kill people, did a fork make me fat?
Clark's 22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 17:53   #8
COLOSHOOTR
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Colorado
Posts: 920
Quote:
Originally Posted by Clark's 22 View Post
What bothers me is that the news articles said officers all had badges visible even though they were in plainclothes. Why would that make someone uncomfortable? Perhaps it was the fact that they were cops that made them uncomfortable.
What scares me even more are the comments where all the paranoid tin foil crowd think because the Detectives were not in uniform they shouldn't have had guns. Thanks to the media vilifying guns people are so scared of any gun now that they freak even if someone comes in with a badge on and a holstered gun. After all we all know those crazy hi-capacity assault pistols cops carry might just jump out of their holsters and start shooting on their own.....
__________________
"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."

-George Orwell-
COLOSHOOTR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 18:10   #9
JackMac
Senior Member
 
JackMac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: TX
Posts: 845
next time they call the police for help.....well....they may have to deal with it on their own....as best they can. Dennys is not a real classy place anyway.
__________________
Armatissimi e liberissimi
JackMac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 18:17   #10
dango
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 4,565
Just Curious ?

Was wondering how much range time or personal practice does the average LEO do ?
dango is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 18:18   #11
bear62
Senior Member
 
bear62's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Rocky Mountains
Posts: 1,557
I avoid ALL Dennys ........... primarily because of the food.....
bear62 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 19:32   #12
11A
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 232
Dango,

How does your question further the current conversation?


Posted using Outdoor Hub Campfire
11A is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 19:41   #13
TMNKWD
Senior Member
 
TMNKWD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Posts: 196
It's been resolved. It was a single manager being to narrow minded and not able to think for himself. It's not a corporate Denny's issue.

http://fox2now.com/2013/01/03/bellev...ban-on-dennys/
TMNKWD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 19:57   #14
PBR Sailor
Senior Member
 
PBR Sailor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: CONUS
Posts: 725
Denny's is not anti-police and they certainly like armed officers to eat at their restaurants. It sounds like the manager has an attitude problem. This is not the first restaurant manager who does not like police and it won't be the last.
__________________
Guerre 'A Mort
PBR Sailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 20:03   #15
CW Mock
Senior Member
 
CW Mock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,869
Quote:
Originally Posted by dango View Post
Was wondering how much range time or personal practice does the average LEO do ?
I do enough to mow down 2-4 bystanders per dirty shoot. That's why I always carry several plant guns and dope baggies to make sure I'm covered.

I don't have time to practice with all the SWTOR, football and naps I take, plus having to keep my jackboots shined.


Posted using Outdoor Hub Campfire
CW Mock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 20:22   #16
oldman11
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 2,810
Quote:
Originally Posted by Clark's 22 View Post
What bothers me is that the news articles said officers all had badges visible even though they were in plainclothes. Why would that make someone uncomfortable? Perhaps it was the fact that they were cops that made them uncomfortable.
You're right, that's, more than likely, what the problem was. One report showed a woman saying maybe they could have been fake badges. These lib dems can twist things around and bounce them off a wall, but never look at the truth. What a joke.
oldman11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 20:31   #17
RussP
Moderator
 
RussP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Central Virginia
Posts: 44,766
Blog Entries: 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by CW Mock View Post
I do enough to mow down 2-4 bystanders per dirty shoot. That's why I always carry several plant guns and dope baggies to make sure I'm covered.

I don't have time to practice with all the SWTOR, football and naps I take, plus having to keep my jackboots shined.


Posted using Outdoor Hub Campfire
__________________
Freedom has a taste to those who fight and almost die, that the protected will never know.

"Comment is free, but facts are sacred." C.P. Scott, 1921
RussP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 20:50   #18
Dukeboy01
Pretty Ladies!
 
Dukeboy01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Lexington, KY
Posts: 2,547
I love the PD's response.

http://www.bnd.com/2013/01/02/244528...-releases.html

If only my department would respond in such a manner if a similar incident happened here...
__________________
"You want it to be one way... but it's the other way." - Marlo Stanfield

Last edited by Dukeboy01; 01-03-2013 at 20:52..
Dukeboy01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 23:02   #19
x_out86
Senior Member
 
x_out86's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 1,163
Quote:
All sworn (uniformed/non-uniformed) officers have been prohibited from entering Denny's Restaurant at 1130 S. Illinois for any meal or coffee breaks while on duty. Additionally no officers may enter the restaurant off-duty if in uniform. Normal or emergency calls for service by Denny's will continue to receive the appropriate law enforcement response from the Belleville Police Department. Detectives or other non-uniformed officers responding to a call for service shall 'Not Abide' by Denny's weapons prohibition policy. Any attempt to interfere or enforce this prohibition on responding police personnel may result in serious consequences to include arrest.

This policy effectively prohibits on-duty sworn police officers from dining in a Denny's Restaurant, but allows "registered sex offenders," "felons" and or "pedophiles" to enjoy a dining experience in Denny's. While I am appalled at this policy I am sadly not shocked by it. We see so much political stupidness carried out in this day and age.
STELLAR!

I have heard stories about these mythical department heads that still have the balls to stand up for their employees without hesitation....Guess a few still do exist out there, just not in legend.
__________________
Hellen Keller:
I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.

Last edited by x_out86; 01-03-2013 at 23:03..
x_out86 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2013, 00:47   #20
lawman800
Juris Glocktor
 
lawman800's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Out the frying pan & into the fire!
Posts: 37,643
Blog Entries: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by dango View Post
Was wondering how much range time or personal practice does the average LEO do ?
As much as we want, on your dime, boy! Sometimes, I even get extra bonus ammo to take home for stockpiling purposes... again, on your dime! Heck, sometimes? I get extra ammo every single time I go to the range, it's awesome!

I have so much ammo that I am out of space and I am stuffing bullets into every crevice, cupboard, bin, and corner in the house. I can't even walk around without tripping on loose shells.

Quote:
Originally Posted by oldman11 View Post
You're right, that's, more than likely, what the problem was. One report showed a woman saying maybe they could have been fake badges. These lib dems can twist things around and bounce them off a wall, but never look at the truth. What a joke.
Yeah, my fake badge and real gun will still work better than her fake brain and the lib's fake outrage when they are confronted by the real criminals who mean to do them real harm.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by blueiron:
I've said it before and I'll say it here: they'd look better with lividity.
lawman800 is offline   Reply With Quote

 
  
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 23:24.




Homepage
FAQ
Forums
Calendar
Advertise
Gallery
GT Wiki
GT Blogs
Social Groups
Classifieds


Users Currently Online: 839
180 Members
659 Guests

Most users ever online: 2,672
Aug 11, 2014 at 2:31