"Have you seen some of the Facebook posts of some of our suspended officers right now?" the sergeant told CBS News.
"For the paying customers who go in with their kids, do you really want to deal with a mass of homeless people or whoever is in there? Could be drug addicted—you don't know when you're there with your kids paying for the services of the place."
More than 8,000 Starbucks stores will be closed across the U.S. Tuesday for unconscious bias training with nearly 175,000 employees.
Training is slated to begin in late January or February 2018, though New York City's mayor repeatedly lauded the impact the training has already had last year.
The victim, who was returning from school, had just stepped off of a public bus.
An increasing amount of research shows that BMI and weight are not necessarily the main indicators of a person's health.
The new rules would require cities to look for racial bias in housing practices.