Phoenix use of force incident: Timeline of events surrounding viral clash between officers, family

Posted at 5:27 PM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 20:28:59-04

PHOENIX — A May 27 incident between Phoenix officers and a family who is accused of shoplifting a doll has gone viral, attracting national attention and sparking an investigation that Chief Jeri Williams is planning to personally oversee.

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Since the incident, Williams has apologized to the Ames family, and they have filed a $10 million notice of claim against the city.

Take a look at the timeline of events, starting with the initial incident between the family and the Phoenix Police Department, below.