The suit alleges false arrest, excessive use of force, civil rights violations and a failure to train or supervise the agents adequately.
Virginia Task Force Says Liquor Agents Should Be Able To Make Arrests, Despite Screwing Up Multiple Times
Arresting someone who bought bottled water, slamming innocent student to the ground are not enough to spur major changes.
MTV's documentary "White People" sparked a conversation about race & white privilege. Now the discussion shifts to what it means to be an ally to a movement that is not your own. We talk with activists and allies to find out.
The agency won't say what they found in the review of the controversial arrest.
Why don't we trust our 18-year-olds? When I was growing up, my parents (and many other parents) were realistic about teenagers and drinking. At that time, the drinking age in Virginia was 18 for wine and beer and 21 for hard liquor.
How does a citizen protect himself against a police officer's tendency to shoot first and ask questions later, oftentimes based only on their highly subjective "feeling" of being threatened? The short answer is you can't.