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5 Alabama cops fired after beating unconscious suspect

By David Edwards
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 11:41 EDT
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MyFoxAl.com reported:

Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper and Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford tell FOX6 News that five officers who participated in an alleged beating in January 2008 have been fired from the Birmingham Police Department.

The incident in question comes from the alleged beating of 38-year-old Anthony Shannon Warren.

At the end of the chase, Warren was knocked unconscious after a police cruiser nudges his van into a wreck on the Highway 31 ramp leading to I-459.

The dashcam of a nearby police cruiser catches police officers beating Warren while he was still unconscious.

This video is from MyFoxAl.com, broadcast May 20, 2009.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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