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You Won’t Believe What This Associate Said to An Off-Duty Cop Shopping in His Store

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You Won’t Believe What This Associate Said to An Off-Duty Cop Shopping in His Store

A law-enforcement officer would come in often in uniform, but one Saturday, he and his wife came in wearing jeans and t-shirts. Going to write up the repair envelope, my clerk said, “I know I know you, but I can’t place you.” He kindly replied, “Bill, the motorcycle officer.” To all of our amusement, my clerk replied without even thinking: “Oh, I didn’t recognize you with your clothes on!” – Frank Cafaro, Frank Cafaro Downtown Jewelers, Miami,FL    

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