Police administration in Seattle have initiated an in depth probe towards a number of leaders of the police union after a video of a cop went viral through which he was clearly heard making enjoyable of a 23-year-old lady of Indian origin who tragically misplaced her life after being hit by a police car.
Within the video, Officer Daniel Auderer discusses the investigation into the accident involving Jaahnavi Kandula, a 23-year-old graduate pupil at Northeastern College’s Seattle campus, who was fatally struck by his colleague, Officer Kevin Dave, on January 23.
Within the footage, Auderer might be heard callously stating, “She is dead,” adopted by unsettling laughter, and referring to Kandula as “a regular person.” His insensitivity continues as he jests, amid suits of laughter, “Yeah, just write a check. Eleven thousand dollars.” So as to add to the insensitivity, he inaccurately states her age, concluding with, “She was 26 anyway, she had limited value.”
Jaahnavi Kandula, a 26 yr previous masters pupil at Northeastern College’s Seattle campus was ok!lled when a Seattle Metropolis Police automobile ran over her. Officer Kevin Dave was driving it.
Now, hearken to how Detective Daniel Auderer, Vice President of Seattle Police Officers Guild… pic.twitter.com/eismKhFY7V
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After the video went viral, the Seattle Neighborhood Police Fee (CPC) launched an announcement Monday, expressing their dismay on the dialog between Auderer and his colleague. They described it as “heartbreaking and shockingly insensitive,” emphasizing that the folks of Seattle deserve higher from a police division entrusted with constructing belief throughout the group and guaranteeing public security.
In the meantime, the Seattle Police Division, within the pursuit of transparency, launched the video however shunned commenting on the matter till the Police Accountability Workplace concludes its investigation into the incident.
Kandula hailed from Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh. On the time of her demise Seattle police division issued an announcement revealing that the officer working the marked patrol SUV was responding to a “priority one call” whereas touring northbound on Dexter Avenue North. She was hit when she was crossing the highway.
Initially, Auderer reported that the officer was driving at a velocity of fifty MPH and was not “out of control.” Nonetheless, a subsequent police investigation decided that the car was touring at 74 MPH when it hit Kandula. The King County Medical Examiner’s Workplace cited a number of blunt-force accidents as the reason for her tragic demise.
Kandula, a pupil on the Northeastern College campus in South Lake Union, was on observe to earn a grasp’s diploma in data methods in December.