Police officer laughs after a woman dies – level 3
Shocking body cam footage from Seattle Police reveals a disturbing incident in which officer Daniel Auderer, also the vice president of the Seattle Police Officers Guild, was caught insulting and laughing about the death of a young woman.
23-year-old Jaahnavi Kandula was fatally struck by a patrol car near her university campus. The incident occurred while police were responding to an overdose call, and the officer was driving at an excessively high speed of 119 km/h in a 40 km/h zone. Despite the tragic accident, authorities returned the officer to duty.
In the footage, Auderer can be heard laughing and making insensitive remarks about the victim’s age, suggesting that the Indian student’s life had limited value, which has led to outrage from the community. The incident is now under investigation by the Office of Police Accountability, and it has raised concerns about police behavior and accountability in Seattle.
Difficult words: insult (to speak to or treat with disrespect), overdose call (a situation when someone has taken an excessive amount of a drug and it prompts a call for emergency medical assistance), accountability (being responsible for what you do and able to give a satisfactory reason for it).
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