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Police Officer Fired for Pulling Gun on Family Over Shoplifting Report

At least one other officer was fired and several others were reprimanded for their handling of high profile cases, the Phoenix police chief said. The Phoenix Police Department has fired an officer who drew his gun on an African-American family while responding to a shoplifting complaint, an incident captured on cellphone video that spread widely online and set off outrage nationally.

At least one other officer was terminated and several others were reprimanded for their handling of other high-profile cases, Chief Jeri Williams said at a news conference on Tuesday and in a Facebook post. The officers… The New York Times

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