Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrel and Police Chief Adrian Diaz apologized to the Indian community for the insensitive remarks made by officer Daniel Auderer regarding the tragic death of Indian student Jaahnavi Kandula.
Both officials reassured their commitment to preventing such incidents and creating a safer, more respectful Seattle for all residents.
The US government has pledged a thorough investigation into Jaahnavi Kandula’s death. The Indian consulate had raised the issue, prompting swift action and demands for accountability.
The disturbing bodycam footage revealed callous jokes by Officer Daniel Auderer about the incident.