Report: Much-Maligned Greenwich Village McDonald’s To Get Off-Duty Cops

March 29, 2012 12:00 AM

Report: Much-Maligned Greenwich Village McDonald’s To Get Off-Duty Cops
" NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — After several highly-publicized problems at the McDonald’s on West 3rd Street in Greenwich Village, a solution may finally be in the works.

Police, community leaders and the franchise’s owner have come up with a plan to close off some late-night seating and add off-duty officers at the location, according to a report in the Post.

1010 WINS’ Al Jones Gets Reaction In Greenwich Village

Last October, the McDonald’s was the scene of a violent incident involving two female customers and a male cashier.  The two women were seen jumping over the counter after some sort of dispute before the cashier grabbed a metal rod and struck the women.

No charges were filed because a grand jury said the cashier acted in self-defense.

More recently, on St. Patrick’s Day, a large fight erupted on the sidewalk outside the restaurant that featured plenty of tackling, choking and kicking.

So would customers feel reassured by adding some security?  Some do, some don’t.

“I think off-duty cops anywhere could be pretty good. So I guess it could help resolve some problems or keep any from happening,” one man told 1010 WINS’ Al Jones "

Click here to read the whole article

Google related News

Thursday, June 28, 2012 by Mother Nature Network

7 celebrities who own competitive critters

Tyson's fondness for the birds started at a young age when he started raising and breeding the much-maligned creatures in his native Brooklyn. It's even said that the former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world threw his first punch at the age ...

Read more
Thursday, June 28, 2012 by Bloomberg

Paulson Forgoes Prognostication as Greatest Trade Sequel Flops

In June, Carson Block, a short-seller who runs a firm called Muddy Waters Research, issued a negative research report on Sino-Forest, questioning the company's financial statements and accusing it of pretending to own forest lands in China that it didn ...

Read more
Sunday, July 15, 2012 by ABC Online

Raiders surge late but Titans hang on

The Raiders' defence, much maligned this season, was again to blame, and at one stage they had posted 13 missed tackles, more than five times that of their opponents. It had the Titans up by three converted tries at the break, despite having averaged ...

Read more
Thursday, July 05, 2012 by The Guardian

A bulletproof vest for honourable members. Shame they can't

And the wise business sort is always looking for an opportunity. This may explain the offer emailed to our much criticised, much maligned MPs at Westminster the other day. "Personal protection at its best! The best bulletproof vest you can get. Israeli ...

Read more