Belleville Police Chief William Clay has lifted the ban that kept on-duty officers away from the Denny’s restaurant on South Illinois.
The chief issued the ban after a plain-clothes police officer was asked to remove their gun inside the restaurant.
A Denny’s official met with police Thursday and assured them Denny’s welcomes any law enforcement officer to carry their weapons while inside a Denny’s.
The restaurant called the situation a “misunderstanding.”
Denny’s customers tell Fox 2 they are “glad” the ban is over.
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