Michelle Jordan, a 34-year-old mother and registered nurse, sustained horrific bruising and cuts in the attack, which took place after she was pulled over for talking on her mobile phone.
The brutal arrest was captured by a surveillance camera after the officers followed her car into a Del Taco restaurant parking lot in the Tujunga area on August 11.
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Attack: Michelle Jordan, 34, shows off her injuries after she was allegedly repeatedly thrown to the floor by LAPD officers after she was pulled over for talking on her mobile phone while driving
On the video, obtained by NBC4, she is seen getting out of the car before she is knocked to the ground by one of the officers.
'A short time later while still handcuffed another encounter occurred between Jordan and the officers and she was taken to the ground a second time,' a statement released by LAPD admitted.
After getting up and moving towards the patrol car, an officer picks her up and then bodyslams her to the ground. As she sits in the car, the two officers appear to fist bump in celebration.
'Brutal': A surveillance camera catches the officers throwing her to the ground as she gets out of her car
'Force': Jordan is cuffed, left, by the police car and she is then thrown to the ground by one officer, right
'Satisfied': The two officers then fist bump in an apparently congratulatory sign
'The first part, I believe they had a right to arrest her for resisting, but the second part was overboard,' Branch said.
Jordan and her lawyers admit that she was arguing and accepted her arrest. But they maintain she was treated with unnecessary force and have filed a personal complaint against the officers.
'She made some unwise moves,' her attorney Sy Nazif told ABC7. 'But certainly nothing that warranted a physical assault from the LAPD.
'If anyone on the street attacked an innocent woman, they would be in jail. We expect the LAPD officers to be held to the same standard.'
Bruised: Jordan suffered cuts and bruises to the top of her body and face as she was thrown to the ground
Sore: Her chest also sustained scratches. Jordan has now filed a personal complaint against the officers The LAPD has launched an investigation. Both officers - one with 22 years of service, the other a probationary officer with 10 months experience - have been placed 'My initial review of the officers' statements and the recorded video cause me to have serious concerns about this Use of Force,' LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said in a statement.
'We will investigate this thoroughly and hold our officers accountable for their actions.'
Jordan was arrested on suspicion of interfering/resisting arrest and later released.
It is the latest incident involving apparently rough arrests by LAPD officers.