Security Insecurity

| Working | February 7, 2014

(I work at a rural convenience store. Several other stores in a nearby town had been robbed during the overnight shift, and a new policy has been instituted in order to help identify thieves when they are caught. However, this will only work if the thieves don’t know about it, so we’re forbidden to tell the customers. I usually work third shift, but on this occasion I am covering second for a vacationing coworker.)

Coworker: *to a customer* “…so, see, that way we’ll know they’re the ones who robbed us.”

(The customer leaves.)

Me: “Hey, dude, you’re not supposed to tell people that!”

Coworker: “So? It’s not like I’m going to get robbed. They only rob the overnight.”

Me: “[Coworker]! I might get robbed!”

Coworker: “Oh, yeah…”

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