Phoenix police chief apologizes to family over stolen doll incident
By: The Associated Press, policeone.com
PHOENIX — Phoenix’s police chief has publicly apologized to members of a family at whom police officers pointed guns and yelled profanities while responding to a report of shoplifting.
The parents say their 4-year-old daughter had stolen a doll from the store, unbeknownst to them. They have filed a $10 million claim against the city alleging civil rights violations by police officers.
A video released Friday shows police officers pointing guns and yelling profane commands to a father and a pregnant woman holding a baby.