Beyond The Badge: Oakland Coffee Shop Denies Police Service

BTB #1This week on Beyond The Badge, Vincent Hill discusses the Oakland, CA coffee shop who has a policy not to serve police due to “emotional and physical safety of their employees and customers.” He also discusses budget cuts in Milwaukee which could cost the city 33 officers. Finally, Vincent gives his “Dumb Criminal of the Week” award and shares some funny stories from his days in patrol.

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