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Old 01-22-2022, 10:24 AM   #1
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:31 AM   #2
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And we wonder why this country is going to hell in a hand basket!
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:34 AM   #3
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That’s just fricking wrong !
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:35 AM   #4
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Animals being animals. I hope the manager sews the shat out of Academy.
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:38 AM   #5
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Disgusting. The incident, the thug stealing, and handling by Academy.
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:39 AM   #6
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Animals being animals. I hope the manager sews the shat out of Academy.
Why would you hope that and on what grounds? She violated company policy and was terminated for it.

Being sue happy is not the answer.
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:40 AM   #7
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Whatever happened to undercover loss prevention personnel in these places?

Either way. Academy lost my business a long time ago for multiple reasons.
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:44 AM   #8
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the person in blue is a female???

I see a woman in white/cream blouse/sweater being stopped by a "person" in blue,
the person in blue got fired? she's a woman, could've fooled me.
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:47 AM   #9
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Sad times we live in. If you step up and refuse to put up with the BS your punished for it. I’d file charges on that lady for assault at the least. Corporate academy is just that. Suites with no spine either looking for a dollar or covering their butts. Right and wrong is long gone in that world.
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:48 AM   #10
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Welcome to the jungle.. We are living in the twilight zone folks.. Not much is making sense these days...
But a correction is coming. You can bank on that..
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:48 AM   #11
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Why would you hope that and on what grounds? She violated company policy and was terminated for it.

Being sue happy is not the answer.
Correctly said. I know we all hate to see suspected criminal get away and good people lose their jobs but itís company policy to let um walk. A company see the loss as exceptable from being sued by the suspected criminal.

My Brother works for CVS pharmacies and had an assistant manager who was an army veteran. Stopped a guy leaving the store with alcohol and the guy threatened him with a bottle of wine. Yhis army vet took the bottle of wine away and beat the suspect over the head with it. The army veteran was fired and CVS was sued by the individual who was stealing. Yes, itís a sad world we live in. Someoneís gonna need to get shot in the face before this stops. Yes I said that out loud. Iím sorry.
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:52 AM   #12
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the person in blue is a female???

I see a woman in white/cream blouse/sweater being stopped by a "person" in blue,
the person in blue got fired? she's a woman, could've fooled me.
This. I'm very confused. Blue shirt is a female? Blue Shirt was fired for stopping theft? I understand if the policy is to let them walk as not to cause an employee to be injured or a bystander to be injured.
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:53 AM   #13
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the person in blue is a female???

I see a woman in white/cream blouse/sweater being stopped by a "person" in blue,
the person in blue got fired? she's a woman, could've fooled me.
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This. I'm very confused. Blue shirt is a female? Blue Shirt was fired for stopping theft? I understand if the policy is to let them walk as not to cause an employee to be injured or a bystander to be injured.
Why are you two so concerned with her appearance? Post up photos of your wives so can sh*t on them.
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:56 AM   #14
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I sent them an email telling them to FOAD.

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Old 01-22-2022, 10:57 AM   #15
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This. I'm very confused. Blue shirt is a female? Blue Shirt was fired for stopping theft? I understand if the policy is to let them walk as not to cause an employee to be injured or a bystander to be injured.
In 2022 you are confused by seeing a female that looks like that?
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:58 AM   #16
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Why was the employee fired? The low life should be in jail for assault charges and the employee should be congratulated for doing the right thing. Pretty sad when a company takes this crap and blames the employee.
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:58 AM   #17
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Why are you two so concerned with her appearance? Post up photos of your wives so can sh*t on them.
Calm down. I didn't see a woman get hit. The article kept referring to a her and I didn't see one... I get it now, the person in blue is a woman.
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Old 01-22-2022, 10:58 AM   #18
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Calm down. I didn't see a woman get hit. The article kept referring to a her and I didn't see one... I get it now, the person in blue is a woman.
I think you got it the first time, but good try.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:01 AM   #19
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Wow. It’s sad Academy feels the need to fire her. She didn’t deserve it
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:01 AM   #20
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Why was the employee fired? The low life should be in jail for assault charges and the employee should be congratulated for doing the right thing. Pretty sad when a company takes this crap and blames the employee.
Welcome to the Twilight Zone.. Where what once was totally unexceptable has now become the norm.. And idiots are fighting over what a woman looks like..
SMH.. Sad state of affairs for sure.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:01 AM   #21
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She (in blue) can probably sue academy for not protecting her at her workplace.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:03 AM   #22
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I think you got it the first time, but good try.
What ever you think...
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:04 AM   #23
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Very sad situation.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:10 AM   #24
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Not defending academy but that’s exactly the reason they have that policy. To prevent employees from getting injured, and it’s blatantly stated when you work for them.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:11 AM   #25
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Being sue happy is why it’s cheaper for stores to let thieves steal merchandise than to risk someone getting killed or injured trying to stop the thief.
We have become a joke of a society.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:13 AM   #26
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I hope she sues. I'd much rather prices go up due to a lawsuit like this versus letting lowlifes get everything for free
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:17 AM   #27
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Why would I? You seem really triggered over this.

Just confused why you and the other poster chose to focus on the gender of the employee when it has no real relevance to the situation.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:17 AM   #28
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the person in blue is a female???

I see a woman in white/cream blouse/sweater being stopped by a "person" in blue,
the person in blue got fired? she's a woman, could've fooled me.
How or why is the gender of the employee relevant in that video?
Maybe part of the problem is that we focus on dumb s like that and not just right and wrong.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:17 AM   #29
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My home state is a sue happy state. Lawyers dominate bill boards state wide. Something I have never liked but in this situation I hope it helps this lady sue the hell out of Academy and gets a ton of money. Corporate America is becoming so liberal biased it is disgusting. Protocols that promote thieves to target and steal is supporting the criminals.in my opinion. Sad times in America 🙏🇺🇸
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I hope she sues. I'd much rather prices go up due to a lawsuit like this versus letting lowlifes get everything for free

For what? Wrongful termination? She violated the policy, what would she be entitled to?
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:22 AM   #31
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Yep. No need for us to get worked up. She violated a policy, we don't want academy to get sued, besides they'll pass the cost on of the theft to us next time we need ammo, tackle, or shoes. Just like software piracy in the 90s, the dot com boom fared just fine having their stuff stolen
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My home state is a sue happy state. Lawyers dominate bill boards state wide. Something I have never liked but in this situation I hope it helps this lady sue the hell out of Academy and gets a ton of money. Corporate America is becoming so liberal biased it is disgusting. Protocols that promote thieves to target and steal is supporting the criminals.in my opinion. Sad times in America ������
I agree with sad times but you do understand that corporate America has put these policies in place because it’s cheaper than the lawsuits they have incurred right? Unfortunately that’s the problem.

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So we're allowed to walk out of Academy without paying for merchandise? Sweet
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:25 AM   #34
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Just confused why you and the other poster chose to focus on the gender of the employee when it has no real relevance to the situation.
Because they referred to the person as a her! I DID NOT SEE A HER!
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:28 AM   #35
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Booster gonna boost , it’s a career now days
I feel sorry for the blue shirt, she we following instinct but not instructions.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:33 AM   #36
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I agree with sad times but you do understand that the corporate America has put these policies in place because itís cheaper than the lawsuits they have incurred right? Unfortunately thatís the problem.
Yes corporate America is not totally to blame you can add the legal system in there as well too. Corruption at the government level as well. If a criminal is injured during a crime and the company is later sued and loses the case because an employee stepped.up to try and stop it well that's screwed up and direct failure of the system and process. If anyone thinks otherwise they are part of the problem.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:36 AM   #37
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Welcome to the jungle.. We are living in the twilight zone folks.. Not much is making sense these days...
But a correction is coming. You can bank on that..
It does hurt my feelings to see backwards thinking.Isaiah 4:20 Woe to those who say good is bad and bad is good.Weíre just gonna see it get worse until it gets better.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:36 AM   #38
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Dang seems like we see more and more crap like this everyday
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:45 AM   #39
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Wow. It’s sad Academy feels the need to fire her. She didn’t deserve it
This. I thought she restrained herself pretty good. She should not have been fired over this. Talking to/ wrist slapped, yes but not fired.
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:55 AM   #40
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So we're allowed to walk out of Academy without paying for merchandise? Sweet
Thatís my thinking. I donít like waiting in lines or spending money. This is a solid win in my view. Going to start researching all the companies with this policy. I may be a whole lot closer to retirement than i thought.
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Old 01-22-2022, 12:01 PM   #41
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Although I side with the manager and absolutely hate thieves, confrontations like this is why I think businesses like this have that policy.

There’s no need to try to be a “hero” when you really have nothing to win and much more to lose. I do think businesses should consider changing their policy though!
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Old 01-22-2022, 12:03 PM   #42
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That's a dangerous policy for a store that sells guns.
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Old 01-22-2022, 12:05 PM   #43
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I think Academy had the option to discipline the employee instead of firing her. As i read the incident report the employee was the victim of the assault. There needs to be some discretion in applying “company policy”.
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Why was the employee fired?
Because the employee agreed to that policy when they were hired. Employee broke the rules. Pretty simple

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Old 01-22-2022, 12:09 PM   #45
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Come on now....she was just applying her BLM discount code on that merchandise.

Dang shame what this world has come to when lawyers make policy and common sense is thrown out the window.
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Old 01-22-2022, 12:11 PM   #46
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Reminds me of a conversation I had with a coworker when I worked for a big corporate equipment company. This guy volunteered (with overtime pay) to stay at the office overnight while the yard was being paved. I asked him what his plan was if someone came in trying to steal something. He said, "I'll sit right here and drink coffee while they load the equipment and drive off. If I went out and yelled at the thieves I'd probably be fired before sun up."
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Old 01-22-2022, 12:12 PM   #47
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I can totally relate.
When I was 18, I was working graveyard shift at a convenience store while waiting to go in the army. It was in a bad part of town in San Antonio. I was robbed one night and as soon as the robber left the store I grabbed my pistol and went after him. I caught up to the guy as he was crossing the street and I aimed right between his shoulder blades. He ignored my yells to stop and just as I decided to shoot, I noticed houses in the background and I knew I couldn’t pull the trigger. I just couldn’t take the chance of missing and hit one of those houses. I went back to the store and called the police.
The company I worked for fired me for violating company policy of carrying a firearm. I knew the rules but chose to go against them.
Those who make the rules generally don’t have to live with those rules.
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Old 01-22-2022, 12:14 PM   #48
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And these company policies hurt society. You don't think this rampant thief doesn't increase prices to the consumer. Anytime you let crime go unpunished you get more of it.
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I can totally relate.
When I was 18, I was working graveyard shift at a convenience store while waiting to go in the army. It was in a bad part of town in San Antonio. I was robbed one night and as soon as the robber left the store I grabbed my pistol and went after him. I caught up to the guy as he was crossing the street and I aimed right between his shoulder blades. He ignored my yells to stop and just as I decided to shoot, I noticed houses in the background and I knew I couldnít pull the trigger. I just couldnít take the chance of missing and hit one of those houses. I went back to the store and called the police.
The company I worked for fired me for violating company policy of carrying a firearm. I knew the rules but chose to go against them.
Those who make the rules generally donít have to live with those rules.
Sounds like you also narrowly avoided a murder charge, although I'm sure times were different back then it was likely still not advised to shoot someone fleeing a crime in the back.
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Old 01-22-2022, 12:21 PM   #50
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For what? Wrongful termination? She violated the policy, what would she be entitled to?
For not having one of those Covid protection plexiglass barriers
Might have deterred the punch as well
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