Videos Show Police Beating and Tasing Alabama Student After Responding to Noise Complaint
The Alabama student newspaper Crimson White shared multiple angles of video of this incident in which a student was dragged out of an apartment and tased by police who were responding to a noise complaint. One officer said the student was under arrest, but did not answer with a reason when asked why. When the student, who did not appear to be a physical aggressor, did not submit to the arrest, an officer entered the apartment, dragged the student out, tased him, and hit him with a night stick. As you can tell from the below video, a female was also dragged out of the apartment by other officers.
The student who was tased declined to comment to the newspaper. The city of Tuscaloosa issued the following statement: