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Company Fires Employee For Fending Off Armed Robber with Gun

dweimaraner Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 8:14 AM
Tell me of one retail chain that encourages employees to resist a robbery? I worked for several inlcuding toys r us, exxon and a bank while in high school and college and it was policy to not resist. They also all banned employees from being armed while on the job.

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:

But although the store’s manager was...

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