Chicago Sun-Times / Scott Stewart
Chicago Police officer William Cozzi leaves Federal Court Thursday afternoon after he pleads guilty to beating a citizen in wheelchair with his baton while the man was handcuffed.
Chicago Police Officer William Cozzi admitted Thursday that he "lost it" and beat a man who was handcuffed and shackled to a wheelchair at a Northwest Side hospital.
Cozzi, 51, pleaded guilty in federal court to violating the civil rights of Randle Miles. Cozzi faces six to eight years in prison under federal sentencing guidelines.