- Associated Press - Thursday, May 7, 2015

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Dover police have released a video showing a suspect being kicked in the face by an officer who has been charged with assault.

The release of the video Thursday came after a federal judge presiding over a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against the police department ruled last week that the video was no longer considered confidential.

The video shows Cpl. Thomas Webster kicking Lateef Dickerson in 2013 after Dickerson, responding to commands to get on the ground, is on his hands and knees.

Webster was arrested Monday after a grand jury indicted him for assault.

A previous grand jury declined to indict Webster last year, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office found no civil rights violation.

The ACLU subsequently sued Dover police on Dickerson’s behalf.

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