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"Disgusting": Man films injured police officer who dies shortly afterwards - great outrage over video

2021-11-18T13:15:26.876Z

A video on social media caused a sensation in Berlin. A policeman died shortly before he was filmed and mocked by a man.



A video on social media caused a sensation in Berlin.

A policeman died shortly before he was filmed and mocked by a man.

Berlin / Munich - In Berlin there is a great lack of understanding after a terrible incident.

As reported by the

Berliner Morgenpost

, a video of a police officer who had an accident on duty was circulating on social media.

The Berlin police confirmed this on Thursday.

The video shows "a colleague in a medical emergency," it says in a tweet.

The colleague died shortly after the recordings.

Terrifying incident in Berlin: "hideous" and "unbelievable"

“This video is horrific, the publication unbelievable! It makes me stunned and angry, "wrote Dr. Barbara Slowik, the President of the Berlin Police, in a statement that was published on Twitter. The

Berliner Morgenpost

, according to can be seen in the video, as the policeman sitting behind the wheel of a car involved in an accident. He is said to have lashed out and uttered several screams. The filming person described the officer as "completely drunk" - instead of providing help. The filming person is said to have been a man, according to matching media reports.

"Even if you misjudge the situation, it is disgusting to make such a video to demean a helpless person - a helpless person in uniform," Slowik continued. "It is disgusting that the value of the number of followers and the alleged possibility of dragging the Berlin police in the mud was obviously more important than respecting the dignity of our colleague, a person." Strength and support ”to the relatives of the deceased.

Here is the statement from our police chief on the video that is currently circulating, which shows a colleague in a medical emergency.


Our colleague died shortly after the recordings.


We can only endorse the words and condolences of the President.


^ tsm pic.twitter.com/KzXjEMSaSE

- Police Berlin (@polizeiberlin) November 18, 2021

"Tasteless and punishable": police condemn video in the strongest possible terms

Via Instagram, the police condemned the distribution of the video as "tasteless and punishable". A procedure for failure to provide assistance is being examined. Benjamin Jendro, spokesman for the Berlin police union, also found clear words on Twitter. It is shocking that people would prefer to use their smartphones "instead of helping someone who is obviously in need".

"The fact that such recordings are distributed on social media out of pure greed for clicks and attention shows a now widespread digital narcissism that must have criminal consequences," he clarified.

Meanwhile, a number of users expressed their condolences on social media and also expressed their lack of understanding.

“How sick can people still be ?!” wrote a Twitter user.

A user commented on the police's post on Facebook: “The matter stunned me.

Also everyone who looks at it and spreads it is simply heartless and empathy. "

According to information from the Berliner Morgenpost, the police officer was working in Section 15 in Prenzlauer Berg.

According to the newspaper, he was 60 years old.

Just recently, another bad accident in Berlin caused a stir.

A tram crashed into a car. The driver died at the scene of the accident.

(mbr)

Source: merkur

All news articles on 2021-11-18

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