Niles Police Officer Whiteman makes Vanilla Cones at McDonald’s

 Niles, IL. – More than 50 free Vanilla Cones were distributed to attendees of the Niles McDonald’s Cone with A Cop event on Monday, April 15th, 2019.

Owned and Operated by the Bear Family the Niles McDonald’s located on Milwaukee Ave., is honored to take part in community-building events like this, especially as they engage the local police force. 

McDonald’s Owner and Operator David Bear was thrilled with the afternoon’s efforts during this event.

“We are proud of the role we have maintained in Niles over the years, and we are happy to see the community and the local police department enjoying cones together. It’s just how spring should be.” 

Officers Whiteman, Gaba, Hernandez, Zakula, Balsamo, and Rider all attended the event. Officer Whiteman made the cones look like masterpieces while the other officers rated all the cones (the peanut gallery). Officer Gaba jumped behind the counter to assisted Officer Whiteman and made a few cones himself. Local law enforcement and community members were happy to enjoy conversation together.  

The Bear Family would like to thank Officer Whiteman, who contributed to the coordination of the Cone with A Cop event. The Bear Family would also like to thank all the officers who came to the event, helped serve vanilla Cones, took pictures with the community members, and met many great people.

This event was hosted by the Bear Family Restaurants and McDonald’s Owner-Operator, David Bear. Like us on Facebookand visit our Website .

 For more information about events provided by the Niles McDonald’s, please contact Community Relations Manager Melissa Thorsen at