Nutter had already issued a public apology Thursday on behalf of the city at a news conference. On Friday, he met with Guzman and her lawyer, Enrique Latoison. The meeting lasted about 10 to 15 minutes, Nutter spokesman Mark McDonald said.
Latoison said Nutter hugged Guzman and gave a "heartfelt, sincere apology."
Guzman "was very emotional about it," the lawyer said. "She really appreciates it from the bottom of her heart."
Latoison said that he was not sure whether Guzman would file suit against the city, but that she would cooperate with the District Attorney's Office if criminal charges were filed against Josey.
An Internal Affairs investigation into the incident is ongoing, District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Tasha Jamerson said. When the investigation is completed, the district attorney will decide whether to press charges against the officer.
Guzman, a mother of five and a housekeeper who works three jobs, is still in pain from the incident, Latoison said. She had a split lip Friday.
Outside City Hall on Friday afternoon, she waved away calls to speak to protesters.
About a dozen people gathered at noon on the east side of City Hall to protest the incident. Carrying signs in Spanish and English that read, "We are all Aida," the protesters spoke out against what some said was widespread police brutality.
"I think we live in a city where police brutality has been part and parcel," said Berta Joubert, who helped organize the protest through Facebook. "This is the city that bombed itself."
Rosalie Sotomayor said she wanted the police officers in the video who were seen near Guzman to be investigated, too. "We demand charges for all the police standing by," she said.
Guzman, 39, was initially charged with disorderly conduct; police said they believed she had thrown water at a group of officers. Those charges were dropped Wednesday.
Police announced Thursday that Josey, 39, would be fired. He is serving a 30-day suspension with pay with intent to dismiss.
Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey said this week that he was "deeply troubled" by the video and that it was "difficult to justify" the actions of the decorated 19-year veteran of the force.
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