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University of Alabama

3 officers on leave after videotaped arrest at Alabama

Three police officers were suspended with pay Monday after videos posted online showed officers using a stun gun and baton to break up a post-football game party and arrest three University of Alabama students.

Tuscaloosa police Chief Steve Anderson said he was "deeply disturbed" by what he saw in the videos and disappointed in the response of the officers, who were responding to a noise complaint.

The incident occurred at an apartment building about a block from Bryant-Denny Stadium, where Alabama defeated Louisiana State University a few hours before the arrests. Residents said fans celebrated into the early morning hours.

The videos, from varying...