"After the incident, the defendant and other officers are recorded talking to one another and the defendant attempts to justify his use of force to his supervisor and other officers at the scene," it added. The judge of the federal court in Huntsville, where the trial is expected to begin on September 1 this year, was asked to "only allow the first two minutes of the dashboard camera video into evidence", ABC3340.com reported.
The incident occurred when Parker and another officer arrived at the scene in response to a call about a suspicious person walking on Hardiman Place Lane. The video from the dashboard camera showed Parker and another officer confront Patel. At one point, Parker slammed Patel to the ground. Patel, who was left partly paralysed, underwent spinal surgery at Huntsville Hospital. Parker, who was sent on a paid administrative leave, has pleaded not guilty.