3 Ala. officers under investigation for excessive force caught on video

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
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Three officers from the Tuscaloosa Police Department are under investigation after a viral video shows what some claim is excessive force in the arrest of three students.

TUSCALOOSA,AL (KTRK) -- Three police officers are under investigation in Alabama after their police chief says excessive force was used in the arrest of three students.

Viral video shows Tuscaloosa police arresting the students after a noise complaint over the weekend.

The video shows the officers arguing with students in the apartment who refuse to leave.

Then, officers drag two young men out of the apartment and use a stun gun and baton.

All three officers are on administrative leave as the investigation is underway.