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Officer Under Investigation After Arresting Children, 6 and 8, Chief Says

A Police Officer Who Arrested A 6-Year-Old For Throwing A Tantrum Is Being Investigated A Florida school police officer is being investigated after he arrested a 6-year-old for throwing a temper tantrum.  Officer Dennis Turner has repeatedly arrested young children, he arrested an 8-year-old boy for an unnamed charge and upon arresting Kaia Rolle and not getting approval from the watch commander before arresting a child under 12, the Orlando Police Department has launched an investigation on Turner.  “No 6-year-old child should be able to tell somebody that they had handcuffs on them, and they were riding in the back of a police car and taken to a juvenile center to be fingerprinted, mug shot,” Rolle’s grandmother told WFLA. Almost all arrests of children under the age of 12 have been black, how do you feel about police arresting young children? Should laws be in place to prevent such arrests?


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