A Missouri safety guard has been fired after a bartender accused him of being racist and attempting to order a “Trayvon Martini,” referencing Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager who was shot and killed in 2012.
Kansas Metropolis’s Buzzard Seaside bartender, Alobar Bandaloop, posted concerning the encounter with Mike Dargy on social media. “As a bartender, I’m requested to make 1001 totally different drinks and by no means as soon as has any drink like this crossed until final week,” Bandaloop wrote Monday within the now viral Fb put up.
Dargy, a former Olathe police officer and native safety guard employed by Chelsey Brown Worldwide, allegedly went into Buzzard Seaside and tried to order the drink from Bandaloop.
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“When he observed the shock on my face, he determined to inform me the recipe. One shot of vodka, watermelon juice, and it solely takes one shot as a result of it solely takes one shot to place him down!” Bandaloop claims.
Outraged by the state of affairs, Bandaloop stated he refused to serve Dargy, however the whole state of affairs didn’t sit effectively with him.
“Herein lies the large drawback: he’s paid by the neighborhood to stroll round with a pistol and ‘police’ the realm. It is a enormous difficulty with me. Who can belief this man in any interplay with an African American? How can this man be sure any blended cultures are ‘safe?’” Bandaloop wrote.
He stated he contacted Dargy’s employer however was “dismissed.” He additionally inspired others to achieve out to the safety firm to complain.
The Westport Regional Enterprise League, which subcontracts with Chelsey Brown Worldwide, informed the Kansas Metropolis Star “the allegation is at present below investigation by the safety firm, which has already put its worker in query on administrative depart pending the result of the investigation.”
Chelsey Brown Worldwide launched the next assertion to Fox four Information on the matter:
“Chesley Brown Worldwide, an Atlanta based mostly safety providers agency, was made conscious of allegations surrounding the alleged racist remarks made by an off-duty public security officer to a bartender within the Westport neighborhood. As soon as this data was delivered to our consideration we opened an inner investigation which led to his suspension and the removing of the worker from the property. Whereas the investigation continues and stays lively the officer’s employment with Chesley Brown has ended.
“Chesley Brown Worldwide has NO tolerance for hate, bigotry or prejudice. The corporate embraces variety and inclusion as one among its core values. In April of 2018, our whole Westport Public Security Staff underwent cultural sensitivity coaching. We plan to reevaluate and refine the coaching program then reeducate our officers all through our whole group. This may higher guarantee full understanding and the seriousness of these kind of behaviors.
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“We worth the neighborhood of Westport and are extraordinarily grateful that this was delivered to our consideration. We need to make it clear that these kind of actions by no means symbolize the rules of Chesley Brown Worldwide. We hope that our fast response to this case reveals our dedication to The Westport Group.”