Phoenix Police Chief Apologizes for Mistreatment of Black Family

Maria Perez
Jun 19, 2019 - 3:00

The police chief from the Phoenix Police Department has issued an apology after a video went viral that showed how officers handled two suspects after their 4-year-old allegedly stole from a dollar store.The viral video, which was posted by Occupy Democrats on social media on June 13, shows a police officer yelling at the suspects to “get the [expletive] out the car” with his gun pointing at the vehicle. Another officer can be heard yelling at the suspects, “You’re gonna get shot.” A few seconds later, an officer can be heard screaming, “I’m going to put a [expletive] cap right in your [expletive] head.”While detaining the male suspect, who is Black, the white officer can be heard...

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