Crime Alert:

Location: 1300 3rd Avenue South

On February 25, 2014 at approximately 3:30 p.m., the UAB Police Department responded to the University House Apartments (off campus) in regards to a verbal disagreement between two UAB roommates involving a weapon.  Upon arrival, the UAB Police located the victim and found the victim unharmed and not in any danger.  The suspect was not on the property of the property of University House Apartments.  The investigation revealed that the suspect threatened to shoot the victim a few days earlier, but the victim did not report this incident to the police at that time.  The weapon was recovered from the suspect's room and secured by the UAB Police Department.


Safety Tips:


  • Report any threatening acts, suspicious behavior or criminal activity to the UAB Police Department immediately.
  • Report any unresolved dispute to University House Apartment management and/or to the UAB Housing and Residential Life staff immediately.
  • Call 911 as soon as possible.  Notifying the police quickly will increase the chance of apprehending suspects.