Gov. Jan Brewer Issues Executive Order Ahead of SB 1070 Decision

While the nation awaits the Supreme Court's decision on SB 1070, Gov. Jan Brewer is getting officers in her state ready to enforce controversial aspects of the law.

By Jamilah King Jun 18, 2012

While the country awaits the Supreme Court’s ruling on the constitutionality of Arizona’s SB 1070, Gov. Brewer isn’t wasting any time in implementing the draconian immigration law. The Arizona governor recently issued an executive order to prepare police officers in that state for SB 1070’s implementation. [According to the Associated Press]( Brewer issued a two-page executive order telling the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board to redistribute a training DVD for SB 1070. reporter Seth Freed Wessler notes that Brewer’s preemptive moves may actually reinforce some of the most troubling aspects of the law. Wessler said the following: