"They put a makeshift, what do you call that thing, a noose around his (expletive) neck, " he tells officers. "So I think he doesn't want it to be a big deal".
"Yeah, I do, I just wanted you all to see it", Smollett replies as he begins to take off the rope.
There are about 90 hours of video footage in total, much of which is from surveillance cameras high above Chicago's streets.
The two men involved in the attack, brothers Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo, were later arrested and admitted that the attack was staged, but in a further twist, the charges were unexpectedly dropped by prosecutors in March.
The office then dismissed 16 felony counts against Smollett for faking a hate crime.
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"I don't want to be filmed", Smollett says. He also claims they tied a noose around his neck. "They poured bleach on me".
Chicago police had accused the actor of orchestrating the attack with the help of two brothers whom he knew.
But the following month, Chicago Police arrested Smollett and charged him with disorderly conduct for filing a false police report, claiming the actor had paid two men $3,500 Dollars each to attack him. The officer confirms that Smollett and the manager are giving them permission to turn off the camera, then does so.
Smollett was suspended from Empire, and later it was confirmed he wouldn't return for the show's final season. That could open the door for Smollett to be charged again. The Osundairo brothers also have a stockpile of weapons at their house.
On 29 March, they ordered him to pay $130,000 (£99,000) to cover the cost of police officers, including overtime worked on the case.
In a huge slap at Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx, an IL judge has ordered a special prosecutor to take up the Jussie Smollett case, thanks to the "unprecedented irregularities" in her office's handling of the prosecution.