The Crimson White

A crack in the façade of democracy

Almosa Pirela-Jones

November 17, 2015

Long before daybreak on Sunday, Nov. 8, Tuscaloosa police officers knocked on the apartment door of a University of Alabama student, responding to a routine noise complaint. The man in question attempted to close the door multiple times before the officer in the ...

WATCH: Protestors rally at City Hall against animal abuse

Patrick Maddox

November 9, 2015

Protestors met at Tuscaloosa city hall on Monday morning to protest the Tuscaloosa police department's handling of an alleged case of animal abuse by a UA student, and to encourage stricter laws and enforcement in the future...

What happens when the party ends

Paul Horwitz

October 26, 2015

Last week, in an alternate universe only very slightly different from this one, I shot and killed a University of Alabama student in my home.Not quite, admittedly. The student lived. But that was strictly a matter of good luck – his...

We all must work to stop campus crime

Jonathan Hess

October 1, 2015

Here at the University, students have a basic expectation: we should be safe from violent crime on and near campus.In Fall 2014, the UAPD released five crime advisories over the five-month fall semester. Just six weeks into Fall...

UAPD names John Hooks as Chief of Police

Patrick Smith

September 29, 2015

Former University of Alabama police department Lieutenant John Hooks has been named the new UAPD Chief of Police according to Chris Bryant, Interim Director of Media Relations. The selection was announced to all UAPD employees Mo...

Walter Scott killing yet another example of unjustified police violence

Vel Lewis

April 8, 2015

Eight shots. Eight shots into the back of a fleeing, defenseless man. If you have not watched the disturbing and jaw-dropping video of a South Carolina police officer shooting and killing a fleeing Walter Scott in the back, then ...

UAPD: A Day in the Life

UAPD: A Day in the Life

January 28, 2015

Thank you, University police department

Leigh Terry

September 2, 2014

Tanks rolling down University Boulevard. Men with automatic weapons and Kevlar vests enforcing curfew outside of Presidential Village. Tear gas raining down on students peaceably gathered on the Quad. All of these seem unim...

Suspect arrested in student death case

Samuel Yang

June 4, 2014

A story of heroin trafficking that has seen the death of two Tuscaloosa men, including a University of Alabama student and a law enforcement sweep of North Alabama, is reaching its final chapter with the April arrest of Patropius Fo...

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