Daily News @ http://RevolutionNews.US — A trial gets underway in Cook County Court today for a suburban police officer caught on tape repeatedly striking a motorist with a baton.
Streamwood police officer James Mandarino is due in court at 10 a.m. to face charges of aggravated battery and official misconduct.
Mandarino's own squad camera captured the images of the 41-year old officer repeatedly hitting 28-year-old Ronald Bell after a traffic stop.
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