UMass Amherst hires Ed Davis for crowd review - 7News Boston WHDH-TV

UMass Amherst hires Ed Davis for crowd review

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AMHERST, Mass. (WHDH) -

UMass Amherst announced that it hired former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis to review how the campus controls large crowds.

The move comes five days after the "Blarney Blowout" riot where a crowd of 4 thousand students squared off against police.

More than 70 people were arrested and four police officers were hurt.

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