At one point in the video, the 19-year-old inmate falls to the ground and attempts to protect his head from the incoming body blows.
Zachary Wester, 26, a former Jackson County Deputy, was arrested on Wednesday after a yearlong investigation determined that he had routinely planted drugs on innocent people after pulling them over at traffic stops.
The police department announced the move on Friday one month after a cache of officers' Facebook posts was made public.
"...'Officer, I'm begging you, please wipe this out of my eyes.'"
"The alleged actions by these individuals went against everything in the oath they took to serve and protect," a local FBI special agent said.
Comedian and actress Amy Schumer questioned why more white NFL players don't kneel during the National Anthem in solidarity with their black teammates.
On Twitter, the video clip showing the attempted arrest was shared thousands of times.
His partner has been placed on desk duties indefinitely.
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is launching a criminal investigation while the Detroit Police Department conducts its internal investigation into the matter.
"Why'd they punch him like that—and he's a minor," one witness said.
"We should honor his memory by confronting California's painful legacy of racial profiling and police brutality," said Representative Barbara Lee.
The latest episode of "Black Lightning" illustrates the inherent injustice of the criminal justice system.
New Netflix series "Flint Town" follows the Flint Police Department, humanizing its officers, but also revealing the limitations of policing an impoverished community oppressed by government corruption.
Video footage shows former senior police officer Christopher Hickman use a stun gun on the victim, who was stopped for jaywalking.
The incident took place a few months after a grand jury declined to indict the officer in connection with a fatal police shooting.
Twitter users were quick to point out the lack of diversity in the religious affiliations of Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks.
The group is resurrected some of the language they used in hyping up the protests on November 4th, 2017, when several thousand people marched against Trump in cities across the country.
"The idea that I had to wash pepper spray out of my son's hat later that night, that was not the memory we went to Washington, D.C., for," the boy's mother told Newsweek.