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Crime Charges Dropped Against 6-Year-Olds Arrested At Florida School, Officer Dennis Turner Fired

16:41  24 september  2019
16:41  24 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

School resource officer to face probe after arresting students ages 6, 8

  School resource officer to face probe after arresting students ages 6, 8 An Orlando police school resource officer arrested two elementary school students — ages 6 and 8 — on unrelated misdemeanor charges Thursday morning, according to a department spokesman. © Provided by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services Officer Dennis Turner is now facing a department investigation because he did not receive approval from a Watch Commander, which is department policy for arresting minors under age 12, Sgt. David Baker said in an email OPD would not release the name of the school where the arrests took place, “due to the age of the defendants,” Baker said.

Dennis Turner arrested them at their Orlando schools on unrelated misdemeanor charges and has been removed from the forced. One of the children was processed at the Juvenile Assessment Center before being released to a family member. The child's gender wasn't released, nor was the

An Orlando school resource officer has lost his job after he arrested two six - year - old children at their Florida elementary school over trivial misbehavior. One child was processed at the local Juvenile Assessment Center before being released to a family member, while the other youth was brought

ORLANDO (CBSMiami) — Charges have been dropped against two six-year-old children who were arrested at their Orlando school on the same day the officer who arrested them, Dennis Turner, is fired from the force.

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The Orlando Police Department originally said the two children were six and eight years old but corrected the ages Monday saying a six-year-old boy and a six-year-old girl were arrested last Thursday on misdemeanor battery charges.

Kaia Rolle was transported to a juvenile detention center after being cuffed and having her mugshot taken.  Police officials halted the booking process for the second child, a 6-year-old boy, before he made it to the juvenile detention center.

Kindergarten Cop: Rogue officer is suspended after arresting and handcuffing eight-year-old and later same day arresting a six-year-old girl for throwing a temper tantrum

  Kindergarten Cop: Rogue officer is suspended after arresting and handcuffing eight-year-old and later same day arresting a six-year-old girl for throwing a temper tantrum Dennis Turner, who was assigned to work at the Lucious & Emma Nixon Academy, in Orlando, Florida arrested two kids, ages 6 and 8, without prior permission from a watch commander.Kaia Rolle was handcuffed and taken to juvenile detention after the incident at Lucious & Emma Nixon Academy, her grandmother claims.

An Orlando, Florida , police officer was fired on Monday after arresting two 6 - year - olds last week for separate Dennis Turner arrested the children on Thursday while working as a resource officer at a charter school in Orlando, charging them both with misdemeanor battery, Florida State Attorney

Dennis Turner was working as a school resource officer at Lucious and Emma Nixon Academy, a charter school that serves students from kindergarten Walter Gilliam, a professor of child psychiatry and psychology at the Yale University Child Study Center, said the idea of arresting any child at 6

Kaia’s grandmother, Meralyn Kirkland said she got a call saying the girl threw a tantrum at school and kicked a staff member at Lucious and Emma Nixon Academy.

She believes it is because the girl wasn’t sleeping well due to a medical condition, sleep apnea.

Monday, State Attorney Aramis Ayala apologized for the incident.

“I also want to let you know that when it comes to little, elementary-aged children, we will not negotiate justice ever. Today the healing can start. These very young children are to be protected, nurtured and disciplined in a manner that does not rely on the criminal justice system to do it, “said Ayala.

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Fired Orlando police officer Dennis Turner (Source: Orlando Police Department)

Officials say Officer Dennis Turner did not get permission to take the children into custody. Per department policy, officers are required to seek approval from their watch commander before arresting anyone under 12, but according to the department, Turner did not do that.

He has been fired from the Orlando police department.

6-year-old's arrest raises questions about school discipline and behavioral disorders .
Reports of two six-year-olds being arrested at school for throwing temper tantrums shocked many late last week.Last week, we learned that the arresting school resource officer was fired, but why was a 6-year-old arrested in the first place?

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