The incident occurred at a retailer location in Riverside, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Division confirmed in a tweet Friday evening.
“We are aware of the ‘cop with no coffee’ incident that occurred in Riverside on 12/12/19, involving our @RSO deputies,” the tweet learn.
“We are in communication w/ Starbucks Corporate addressing the issue of deputies being denied service.”
Sheriff Chad Bianco retweeted the assertion writing: “Two of our deputies were refused service at Starbucks. The anti-police culture repeatedly displayed by Starbucks employees must end.”
Starbucks confirmed that the legislation enforcement officers had been ignored by staff for practically 5 minutes, a spokesperson stated in an announcement offered to KABC.
“There’s merely no excuse for the way two Riverside deputies had been ignored,” stated Starbucks spokesperson stated. “We’re deeply sorry and reached out to apologize on to them.”
Starbucks stated that the workers who had been working that night wouldn’t be working whereas the corporate investigates and takes “appropriate steps.”
The Riverside incident comes simply weeks after Starbucks barista in Oklahoma reportedly wrote “Pig” on the label of a police officer’s espresso cup.
“That is completely unacceptable, and we’re deeply sorry to the legislation enforcement officer who skilled this,” the corporate stated in an announcement on Nov. 28. “Now we have additionally apologized on to him and related with the chief of the Kiefer Police Division, as effectively, to precise our regret.”
Fox Information’ Caleb Parke and David Aaro contributed to this report.