For the protection and safety of Syracuse University students, faculty, staff and neighbors, the Department of Public Safety releases the following informational notice:
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Syracuse Police Department (SPD) are actively investigating several off-campus burglaries that have occurred in recent days in Syracuse neighborhoods located to the north and east of campus. The alleged suspects have been entering through unlocked windows and doors.
To enhance your safety and protect your personal space and belongings, we recommend taking the following steps:
- Lock all exterior doors and windows – even when you are home.
- Report all suspicious people, activity and behavior immediately.
- Store valuable items in secure places and lock interior doors when you are out.
- Record serial numbers of electronic equipment.
If anyone has any information regarding these incident or others, please contact the Syracuse Police Department at 315.442.5222 or the Syracuse University Department of Public Safety at 315.443.2224. If you would like to anonymously report NON-EMERGENCY information for DPS, you can use the Silent Witness tool.
The new school year is a perfect time to review a full list of our recommended safety strategies.
This public safety information is issued for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.