After Violent Arrest, VA Orders Alcohol Police Reforms

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Spurred by the violent arrest of a black college student by white Alcoholic Beverage Control police officers, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Wednesday that aims to reform the state agency's law enforcement arm, reports the Washington Post. The executive order, effective immediately, requires that by Sept. 1 all ABC special agents be retrained in the use of force and in cultural diversity and interaction with young people.

It also gives universities and local police departments more oversight of ABC special agents assigned to college towns, "with the goal of improving collaboration, communication . . .

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