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Company Fires Employee For Fending Off Armed Robber with Gun

chamuiel Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 9:05 AM
Moral of the story. Never try to save your employers property or money. Give the robber what ever he or she wants.
48rocks Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 9:33 AM
That is the policy where I work now and where I used to work. Statistically, everyone is safer. Confronting an armed criminal is at best a coin-flip on whether or not someone gets shot. It's way too easy after the fact to declare someone as a hero. A split second decision by the perp could have changed things from hero to zero with at least 3 dead.
Becca in TX Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 9:40 AM
What if the CRIMINAL had decided to kill the manager after he got the money? You're a moron. I don't want to rely on a criminal not being willing to kill.

When an armed robber entered a Virginia AutoZone store demanding that the manager unlock the store’s safe, employee and Air Force veteran Devin McClean snuck out of the store to grab his legally-owned gun from his vehicle. When he returned with his weapon, he was able to scare the robber away, thereby saving his manager’s life and the company $2,000. How was McClean rewarded for carrying out such a heroic act? Because he violated company policy by bringing a personal weapon into the store-- he was fired. The Blaze has more:

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