Police Abuse

After Beating Restrained Suspect, Officer Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

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Brandon Shane Mundy pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge David Proctor in Birmingham to the civil rights violation stemming from an incident on Nov. 22, 2009, the DOJ said in a news release.

The incident began, prosecutors said, when Mundy was involved in a car pursuit and fired shots at the other driver's car before ramming it and forcing into to wreck in a ditch.

The man was placed under arrest by another officer without resistance, the DOJ said, Mundy ran up and "unjustifiably and repeatedly beat the man in the head with an object that was either a baton or a flashlight causing the man to suffer physical injury."