The announcement, which also said no further comment would be forthcoming, comes days after the Asheville Police Department, where Hickman worked at the time of the alleged assault, submitted the results of its investigation into Hickman's actions.
The FBI is investigating a North Carolina police officer for the bloody beating of a pedestrian he accused of jaywalking.
The Buncombe County District Attorney's Office announced that Christopher Hickman was arrested late Thursday.
Officer Hickman was also charged with a second misdemeanor, for threatening Mr. Rush.
Body camera footage from officer Chris Hickman, who was with his trainee Verino Ruggiero, shows that Rush said he was exhausted and told officers to stop harassing him, before the situation escalated to an arrest for jaywalking and trespassing on a parking lot.
An examination from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which comes notwithstanding a criminal examination by the Asheville police of their own officer, will probably center around infringement of Rush's social equality.
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Police body camera footage obtained by the Citizen Times last Wednesday showed Officer Chris Hickman beating the accused jaywalker identified as Johnnie Jermaine Rush with punches to his head, while he was being restrained by Hickman and another fellow officer. As Rush runs, the officer says, "You know what's amusing is you're going to get f-- up hardcore".
Asheville police boss Tammy Hooper said that she would leave on the off chance that it mitigated shock that has ejected over the video, however her offer comes after there has been trouble discovering somebody to explore the case.
At a certain point Rush endeavors to run, and Hickman says "You recognize what's interesting is you will get f - ed up no-nonsense". "I'm not going to lie about that", Hickman is heard saying.
All charges against Rush, including assaulting a government official and jaywalking, have been dropped.
Hickman has been released after posting $10,000 bond and declined to a respond to a reporter while walking out of jail, the Citizen-Times reports.
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Jackson wrote that Hickman ordered a review of all body camera footage taken by Hickman while on duty. The public did not know the police chief quietly oversaw an internal investigation and was about to fire the officer when he quit in January.
Hooper met with Hickman on January 5 with plans to fire him, but Hickman resigned first.
The administrative investigations revealed Hickman had used excessive force during the arrest and he had engaged in "rude and discourteous behavior" on four other occasions with other members of the public, according to police records.
City Councilwoman Sheneika Smith told the New York Times that she recognized Rush from her work with the nonprofit Green Opportunities, which provides job training.
During the meeting, Hooper repeated an apology to the community she first publicly issued on March 1, saying, "I am happy to resign if that will solve the problem".
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