By: Josiah Bates

Source: ABC News

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) released a statement on both Waffle House arrests.

“In both cases, the black customers were reportedly unarmed and non-violent. Neither situation warranted police intervention, let alone such gratuitous use-of-force. Waffle House must conduct an extensive review and overhaul of its policies to ensure that employees do not needlessly subject customers of color to police contact and brutality. Police officials are not a private security force for untrained Waffle House employees. Waffle House cannot continue to avoid this issue,” LDF said.

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