Officer fired after video shows him arresting 6-year-old

The department said he'd been fired for not getting permission from a superior, as the family of the child prepares to take legal action.
1:23 | 02/26/20

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Transcript for Officer fired after video shows him arresting 6-year-old
Tonight, the newly released images of a 6-year-old girl being arrested at school, crying as her hands are tied behind her back. How does this happen? And the officer now fired. Here's ABC's Victor Oquendo. Reporter: Tonight, the gut-wrenching body came video is hard to watch. No, please give me a second chance. Reporter: An Orlando police officer taking a 6-year-old girl from her school. Her hands ziptied behind her back. Please! Reporter: Heart-breaking cries as she's lifted into a patrol car. Let me go. Reporter: The video of the September arrest just released by the family. According to the police report, officers were called after the school complained little Kaia Rolle had kicked and punched three staff members. No! Reporter: Kaia sobbing when the restraints were put on. No! Don't put handcuffs on. Reporter: After Kaia was taken away, officer Dennis turner returned. 6,000 people I've arrested, over the 28 years, 7 is the youngest. She's 6? Now she has broken the record. Reporter: Charges against Kaia have been dropped, but the family is preparing to take legal action. Kaia says she's now afraid of the police and has nightmares from the incident. I was crying for someone to also call my grandma. Reporter: The school is saying they never asked for Kaia to be arrested. Dennis turner was a retired officer working extra duty and he has since been fired. David? All right, Victor, thank you.

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