Phoenix Cops’ Extreme Response to Shoplifting Caught on Tape | The Daily Show

  • Published on Jun 18, 2019
  • Phoenix police threatened to shoot a couple in front of their young kids over an allegedly shoplifted doll in an unsettling but not uncommon abuse of power.
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  • Tonya Shores
    Tonya Shores Hour ago

    Thank you very much for covering that story !! They deserve more than 10 million

  • ReturntoSpender
    ReturntoSpender Hour ago

    Idk, obviously those people were seriously mistreated but 10 million dollars seems excessive. Nobody was shot and it didn't look like anyone was injured. One million dollars seems more appropriate since that cop did make a death threat while pointing a lethal weapon at them for no good reason. I figure the lawyers probably end up with half the money and the people have $500,000 left. 500k is a decent amount to have.

  • hellshade2
    hellshade2 12 hours ago

    the real problem here is when they get sued it is not the cops paying out it is the or county.if we want this kind of behavior by police to stop then all lawsuit payments must be taken from their own retirement fund.once it starts hurting their own pocket then they will behave better and maybe do things by the book and police policy...

  • Elizabeth Cooper
    Elizabeth Cooper 14 hours ago

    Because police are JUST gangs in blue

  • Phillip Rogers
    Phillip Rogers 17 hours ago

    phoenix police have been like this for years. Truth

  • weirdo
    weirdo 21 hour ago

    To protect and to serve (Applicable only to those who have the money).

  • Tommy Wagner
    Tommy Wagner 21 hour ago

    Every one of these cops should be fired and proscuted for civil rights violations .

  • Dirty Harry
    Dirty Harry 23 hours ago

    Finally figuring out the cops are not there to protect, just to serve you up to the judge or coroner.

  • extraordinary15
    extraordinary15 Day ago

    I live in AZ and this place is the most corrupt and dangerous place to live because of the cops (first hand experience too folks)

  • Noel
    Noel Day ago

    This is an outrage . Think how many times cops got away with crimes against the black community by these terrorist behind a badge . Thank God for this new age where technology gives us access through video cameras . Sue them motherfuckers

  • BreuckelensFinest

    And yet, white racist Chump supporters are going to say that they see nothing wrong with what these cops did, who are obviously racist terrorists. I have a lot of police in my family, & I don't support this bullshit! It amazes me that you fuckin' insecure white racists still love to justify terrorist police actions against their very victim's. But one day you will learn, if not this life, you will the next!

  • Michael Ritete
    Michael Ritete Day ago

    Big heroes that's them .....fuck da police....lucky for the bystanders

  • Gnome Add
    Gnome Add Day ago

    Wrong, Trevor.
    Everyone does NOT automatically assume the police are correct or just.
    They’re simply afraid to speak up.
    The average person does not understand how to navigate a courtroom and the police/courts aren’t about to give them fair and equal voice easily.
    In fact, to get fair and equal voice a lone, afraid civilian with no experience faces the very real possibility of being branded a POS for life by a voice they simply can’t compete against.

  • jon lee
    jon lee Day ago +1

    This is the Trevor I know and love

  • Black Cat
    Black Cat Day ago

    Are white males this cowardly ? The day will come when that metal will be tested. Ain't no fun when the rabbit got the gun.

  • Vakra Gaming
    Vakra Gaming Day ago

    Actually the cops showed up because the people had run multiple time after the adults shoplifted

  • Al P
    Al P 2 days ago

    In case you want to know, there was a firing

    DEATHWISH -CHRIS 2 days ago +1

    Cops have been this way forever!
    Cameras are the game changer!
    I have a felony due to angry cops. That lied and planted evidence.
    People always believe the police. Until they are dealing with them. An once you have seen how they truly are, you have a conviction. An your credibility is lost. No one believes you.

  • Fancy Romero
    Fancy Romero 2 days ago


  • terrance1046
    terrance1046 2 days ago

    These fuckers need to feel the raft that's all in saying

  • SittingInDetroit
    SittingInDetroit 2 days ago +1

    How many times have we heard.......I helped her to the ground.....or....I guided him to the pavement....after they body slam a handcuffed person....

  • Hector Lalalala
    Hector Lalalala 2 days ago +1

    This is not the first time cops use this abusive behavior.

  • Sandra D
    Sandra D 2 days ago

    😢😭too sad

  • Mohd Raymee
    Mohd Raymee 2 days ago +1

    US enforcement officers abused their power on their own people..

  • Benton Wesley
    Benton Wesley 2 days ago +2

    Even the dispatchers are rude and uncaring.

  • Respect My Authoritah
    Respect My Authoritah 3 days ago +1

    Police are out of hand. In one year (2018) they KILLED 1165 people
    More than all the mass shootings in the past 35 YEARS!!! (954)

  • Julio Hernandez
    Julio Hernandez 3 days ago

    Bunch of fucking crazy cops.

  • Jackson Bangs
    Jackson Bangs 3 days ago

    These police officers deserve to be punished!

    MONSTA 3 days ago +1


  • kurt robinson
    kurt robinson 3 days ago +2

    Shouldn't be cops? These clowns shouldn't be allowed pointed sticks.

  • Nathan Darby
    Nathan Darby 3 days ago


  • Nathan Darby
    Nathan Darby 3 days ago


  • Griselda Salazar
    Griselda Salazar 3 days ago

    SMH !

  • Clinton McDonald
    Clinton McDonald 3 days ago

    I feel the cops could have handled this a hundred times better but I also understand this family fled the scene and would not stop. In the police report the woman told him to stop multiple times the driver kept driving until he finally decided to park cops didn't know if they were armed. both sides could have handled this better...... Trevor accusing the cup of lying is disingenuous suspect was being uncooperative and kept stating that he did nothing wrong. The kick to the feet it's how he made him spread his legs.

  • yoidkldk
    yoidkldk 4 days ago +3

    When are the taxpayers going to get feed up with having to pay the lawsuits?

  • Robert Dozier
    Robert Dozier 4 days ago

    I trust police as much as I trust a snake... Some snakes are venomous, and some snakes are not... Some cops are OK, and some are not, but in order to stay alive, I keep my distance from both of them...

  • Henry Smith
    Henry Smith 4 days ago

    I smell a law suit!

  • Charlie Altvater
    Charlie Altvater 4 days ago

    Ummm, the kid didn't steal anything, the parents did. When the store called police the shoplifters ran, forcing the officers to initiate a felony stop...which is what the video shows.
    Stop lying, Trevor. Have some integrity. The most troubling thing is that you lack the ability to Google even the most basic of facts.

  • CJCryer Buzz
    CJCryer Buzz 4 days ago

    Racist are just such a bunch of pukes.

  • Firstname Lastname
    Firstname Lastname 5 days ago

    And THIS is why the death sentence is morally indefensible, because the police's version is NOT always the truth.
    Any human, no matter their profession, cop, lawyer, judge, can be corrupt, innocent people sometimes get convicted.
    That's why the punishment needs to be as reversible as possible.

  • whiteghost3two N32
    whiteghost3two N32 5 days ago

    is this guy supposed to be funny?? does he think hes funny???

    • Saddner Andre
      Saddner Andre 2 days ago +1

      Comedy is subjective. You don't have to laugh

  • One
    One 5 days ago

    Phoenix punks posing as police are pitiful. They should all be fired immediately. Scared ass punks is what they look and sound like. Keep them on blast.

  • taylor yeargan
    taylor yeargan 5 days ago

    I agree with most of it Ive been arrested several times and if you don't spread your legs that's what they do and he did make him spread his legs.

  • nakeshaj
    nakeshaj 5 days ago

    I wonder how much free coffee, meals and donuts these idiots get now since they are being exposed.

  • Martin Estrada
    Martin Estrada 5 days ago

    There those few bad apples go again! They are in every city, I swear.

  • Westside Media
    Westside Media 6 days ago

    1subscribe + 1like =

  • daniel moore
    daniel moore 6 days ago

    This is why that citys' property taxes and rents keep going up...because the city has to pay those multi million dollar rewards, and they recoup the cost from y'all.

  • E9Project
    E9Project 6 days ago

    Our police are shit, they have been shit for a very long time. They kill, they murder, they steal and lie. Its time to change the system and put these real thugs in jail to fucking rot. Thankfully these pigs were recorded and didnt get to shoot anyone.

  • KING D
    KING D 6 days ago


  • may smyth
    may smyth 6 days ago

    This hurt

  • may smyth
    may smyth 6 days ago

    All you need is a high school diploma. To a cop

  • may smyth
    may smyth 6 days ago

    A dollar store....not a million dollar store.

  • Jeremy Botto
    Jeremy Botto 7 days ago

    Shouldn't there be an angry chief with a commissioner breathing down his neck shouting at the lieutenants THIS IS GONNA COST THE CITY MILLIONS!!!!
    Or are the police getting a kickback from the victim?

  • Mike Harrison
    Mike Harrison 7 days ago

    At the end, it's all about getting paidddd!! With law suits? 🤑 thanks cops 👮

  • Mike Harrison
    Mike Harrison 7 days ago

    The heat wave over there, effects the cops 👮 they love action?

  • Kitty mcPurr
    Kitty mcPurr 7 days ago

    I once swiped a mango from a grocery store.. when I came home my mum explained to me how this was wrong and I went over with her to apologise to the shopkeeper. No cops, no guns, no death threats.

  • Betty Giles
    Betty Giles 7 days ago

    Wait....she didn't take a black barbie!

  • boiling16
    boiling16 7 days ago

    Terrible.terrible terrible.
    But, my four year old ain't walking out with a 12 in box Barbie doll either.
    Watched a "good citizen" tell her child to take my baby's soccer ball as they were leaving the park.
    Let her get a good 20 steps before the public shaming.

  • Shari Bines
    Shari Bines 7 days ago

    I have nothing to say but Amen and I’m thankful every day that my family in LE do not behave this way, from MP’s (military police) to Chief of Police of a local district. You may ask “how do you know?”. I know. And again I’m thankful. I pray everyday for their safety and for their wives, S/O’s, and children. As I said - AMEN.

  • John Escalante
    John Escalante 8 days ago

    Also from Arizona mesa! What your not being told is we have a Mexican population that are illegal aliens. The risk of deportation puts all our law enforcement at risk. They Will kill a cop as they have nothing to lose. Do you sheep actually think they act this way for no reason? No they act this way for good reason !!! Experience has shown them to be over cautious as so many law enforcement lives have been lost to criminals who choose to not follow commands ! Had any of these people did what was asked there would be no escalation your ignorant ass brings it on itself!!

    • MercyShines
      MercyShines 7 days ago

      I don't think this excuses these police officers behavior and attitude...