By Steve Neavling
A Homeland Security officer has been indicted on charges of kicking a handcuffed man in the head outside of a federal building in Pomona, Calif.
Jason Rouswell, 45, is accused of violating the civil rights of the handcuffed suspect during an October 2016 incident, the Los Angeles Times reports , citing the U.S. attorney’s office in Los Angeles.
Rouswell, who is an inspector with the Federal Protective Services, is accused of kicking a man who was lying face down in the street after he was detained and shackled outside the Social Security Administration building.
According to a video of the assault , the suspect appeared to be cooperating with authorities.
Rouswell is expected to turn himself in on Wednesday. He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.