The video shows Halevy being pummeled by two officers, with one cop landing more than 20 punches. His partner, a woman, joined in with a baton.
There was backlash in Brooklyn on Friday over a confrontation caught on video. It shows a police officer repeatedly punching a man during an arrest. The Jewish community in Crown Heights wants the charges against the suspect dropped.
The Oct. 8 incident at the ALIYA Center on East New York Avenue in Crown Heights is being investigated by the Internal Affairs Bureau and the Brooklyn district attorney.