Tag: orlando police department

Florida Cop Who Arrested 2 Elementary Kids Fired; Was Previously Charged With Child Abuse

Screenshot: WKMG TV Orlando Police have fired Officer Dennis Turner for violating department policy when he arrested two six-year-old children last week. But while Turner’s termination came swiftly (and amid widespread backlash), new light is being cast on the officer’s record of misconduct, including a previous charge of child abuse. Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolón […]

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Florida Officer Under Investigation for Arresting and Charging 6-Year-Old Girl for Throwing a Tantrum

Screenshot: WKMG TV A school resource officer has been suspended after arresting and charging a 6-year-old Orlando girl for throwing a tantrum in school. Kaia Rolle, a student at the Lucious & Emma Nixon Academy charter school in Orange County, threw a tantrum in class last Thursday because her sleep apnea prevented her from sleeping […]

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Florida Cop Accused of Racism, Brutality and Sexual Assault Named Officer of the Year

Photo: iStock A Florida police chief said he will review his department’s process of handing out its annual Officer of the Year award after its most recent recipient was also named in two excessive force lawsuits and a citizen review board called his conduct “unprofessional and racist.” In February, the Orlando Police Department named Jonathan […]

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