Public Safety Notice: Off-Campus Robbery

For the protection and safety of SU students, faculty, staff and neighbors, the Department of Public Safety releases the following alert:

Off Campus Robbery (Date Issued: 11/14/16 SPD Case # 16-537760)

On Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 at 12:48 p.m. a student reported that an unknown person entered his residence located in the 700 block of Walnut Avenue. The suspect approached the student with a box cutter displayed and demanded proceeds. The student pushed the suspect away fled the residence. The student then contacted the SPD and DPS. The suspect fled the residence in an unknown direction of travel with no proceeds.

DPS asks your help in identifying the suspects if you were in the vicinity at the time of the incident. For this purpose, the following is the description of the suspect: Suspect is a male, 14-16 years of age 5’4”-5’6” in height, thin build, clean shaven, short black hair. No further description.

For an interactive map of the incident location, refer to the Campus Alerts 2016 Google Map link at:
https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zKhNvJ3lHS7I.kSfF7Lb8atLc&usp=sharing

If anyone has any information regarding this 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, available at http://publicsafety.syr.edu/html/silent_witness.html

FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE REMEMBER:

• After dark, take advantage of the free safety escort services available through the Department of Public Safety. Both walking and shuttle services are available to students, staff, and faculty at SU or SUNY-ESF. Call 443-SAFE (7233) for more information about these services.
• Take advantage of the CENTRO and Birnie Bus services. Taxi services are also available.
• Walk, bike or jog in groups of three or more, away from bushes, cars, and other objects a suspect could hide behind.
• Plan your walking travel times by avoiding late to early morning hours.
• Be aware of your surroundings: look and listen. Headphones and cell phones can create tunnel vision.
• Travel in well-lit and populated areas. Keep porch lights on at night.
• Download the LiveSafe app on your Android or iOS smart phone. The app provides a virtual escort feature you can use with friends and quick links to important public safety information. Set the app to Syracuse University and sign up with your syr.edu email address!
• Don’t approach strangers or let them get close to you.
• If you think someone is following you, switch directions or cross the street. Go toward an open business or lighted house.
• Have your house or car keys in hand before you reach your door.
• Know where campus blue light alarms are and how to use them.
• If someone tries to rob you, don’t resist. Give up your property, not your life.
• If you are in a safe place to do so, attempt to get a description of the suspect(s) and any associated vehicles or license plate numbers.

IMMEDIATELY report emergencies or suspicious activities, persons and vehicles.

For Public Safety dial 443-2224 or #78 (from a cell phone); if you are in a situation where you cannot safely make a phone call, send a text message to 711@syr.edu; for Syracuse Police dial 911.

Your quick reporting may help prevent others from becoming victims.

This public safety information is issued for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

Public Safety Notice: Attempted Robbery

For the protection and safety of SU students the Department of Public Safety releases the following information: Attempted Robbery (Date Issued: 11/9/16)

On Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at about 5:45 PM, the SPD & DPS responded to 727 South Crouse Avenue (Komachi Restaurant and store) in response to an attempted robbery complaint. A student reported that the suspect entered the location and produced a noted that read “I am now doing a robbery, give me your money.”  The suspect displayed a folding pocket knife.  The suspect was not given any money and fled the scene in a northerly direction towards CVS drugstore.  There were no injuries reported.

The DPS asks for your help in identifying a suspect if you were in the vicinity at the time of the incident. For this purpose, the following is the description of the suspect:  The suspect is described being a male approximately 5’6-6’ wearing a black windbreaker and black hoodie, with a black pants.

If anyone has any information regarding these incidents or has been a victim of such incident, please contact 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, available at http://publicsafety.syr.edu/html/silent_witness.html

FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE REMEMBER:

  • After dark, take advantage of the free safety escort services available through the Department of Public Safety. Both walking and shuttle services are available to students, staff, and faculty at SU or SUNY-ESF. Call 443-SAFE (7233) for more information about these services.
  • Secure unattended property
  • Take advantage of the CENTRO and Caz Limo bus services. Taxi services are also available.
  • Be aware of your surroundings: look and listen.
  • Travel in well-lit and populated areas.
  • Don’t approach strangers or let them get close to you.
  • If you think someone is following you, switch directions or cross the street. Go toward an open business or lighted house.
  • Have your house or car keys in hand before you reach your door.
  • If someone tries to rob you, don’t resist. Give up your property, not your life.
  • If you are in a safe place to do so, attempt to get a description of the suspect(s) and any associated vehicles or license plate numbers.
  • Lock your car doors and windows.
  • Download and use the LiveSafe app to report any suspicious activity.

IMMEDIATELY report emergencies or suspicious activities, persons and vehicles.

For Public Safety dial 443-2224 or #78 (from a cell phone); if you are in a situation where you cannot safely make a phone call, send a text message to 711@syr.edu; for Syracuse Police dial 911.

Your quick reporting may help prevent others from becoming victims.

Public Safety Notice Update: Arrests Made in Off-Campus Strong-Arm Robbery

For the protection and safety of SU students, faculty, staff and neighbors, The Department of Public Safety releases the following alert:

Arrests Made in Off-Campus Strong-Arm Robbery – SPD Case # 16-490551

This is an update to the Off Campus Strong-Arm Robbery Public Safety Notice issued on October 7, 2016 (SPD Case # 16-490551).

The Syracuse Police Department has arrested six individuals relating to the most recent incident occurring in the Remington and Thurber Avenue areas. These individuals were also alleged to be responsible for other crimes in that area.

Syracuse University Department of Public Safety encourages and reminds the campus community to report all crimes to the Syracuse Police Department (315.442.5222) or to Syracuse University Department of Public Safety (315.443.2224). If you would like to anonymously report NON-EMERGENCY information to DPS, please use the Silent Witness tool, available at: http://publicsafety.syr.edu/html/silent_witness.html

IMMEDIATELY report emergencies or suspicious activities, persons and vehicles.

For Public Safety dial 315.443.2224 or #78 (from a cell phone); if you are in a situation where you cannot safely make a phone call, send a text message to 711@syr.edu; for Syracuse Police dial 911.

Your quick reporting may help prevent others from becoming victims.

This public safety information is issued for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

 

Public Safety Notice: Attempted Robbery

For the protection and safety of SU students, faculty, staff and neighbors, the Department of Public Safety releases the following alert:

Attempted Robbery (Date Issued: October 12, 2016 SPD Case # 16-496959)

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at approximately 6:22 p.m. – 150 Stadium Place. A student reported an attempted robbery on campus.  A student while in her vehicle was approached in the Stadium parking lot located at 150 Stadium Place by an unknown male who told the student to give him the keys to her vehicle or he would harm her.  The student screamed for help and the male then fled the scene on foot in a westerly direction away from campus.  No injuries reported. No weapon was displayed.

DPS asks for your help in identifying a suspect if you were in the vicinity at the time of the incident. For this purpose, the following is the description of the suspect: Male, mid 20’s, 5’10” tall, medium build, short brown hair, shaved eyebrows (with 3 slits in each brow), wearing a red shirt and black jeans. No further description.

For an interactive map of the incident location, refer to the Google Map link at:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1uzS6goH3aX9H7S_wyzccWKv5x3s&usp=sharing

If anyone has any information regarding this 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, available at http://publicsafety.syr.edu/html/silent_witness.html.

FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE REMEMBER:

  • After dark, take advantage of the free safety escort services available through the Department of Public Safety. Both walking and shuttle services are available to students, staff, and faculty at SU or SUNY-ESF. Call 443-SAFE (7233) for more information about these services.
  • Take advantage of the CENTRO and Birnie Bus services. Taxi services are also available.
  • Walk, bike or jog in groups of three or more, away from bushes, cars, and other objects a suspect could hide behind.
  • Plan your walking travel times by avoiding late to early morning hours.
  • Be aware of your surroundings: look and listen. Headphones and cell phones can create tunnel vision.
  • Travel in well-lit and populated areas. Keep porch lights on at night.
  • Download the LiveSafe app on your Android or iOS smart phone. The app provides a virtual escort feature you can use with friends and quick links to important public safety information. Set the app to Syracuse University and sign up with your syr.edu email address!
  • Don’t approach strangers or let them get close to you.
  • If you think someone is following you, switch directions or cross the street. Go toward an open business or lighted house.
  • Have your house or car keys in hand before you reach your door.
  • Know where campus blue light alarms are and how to use them.
  • If someone tries to rob you, don’t resist. Give up your property, not your life.
  • If you are in a safe place to do so, attempt to get a description of the suspect(s) and any associated vehicles or license plate numbers.

IMMEDIATELY report emergencies or suspicious activities, persons and vehicles.

For Public Safety dial 443-2224 or #78 (from a cell phone); if you are in a situation where you cannot safely make a phone call, send a text message to 711@syr.edu; for Syracuse Police dial 911.

Your quick reporting may help prevent others from becoming victims.

This public safety information is issued for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

Public Safety Notice: Off-Campus Strong Armed Robbery

Friday, October 7, 2016 at approximately 7:15 p.m. – 184 Remington Ave

A student reported a strong-arm robbery that occurred off campus. The student reports after entering his off campus apartment building at 184 Remington Ave. when he was approached by three unknown males in his building. One of the suspects demanded the student give him his money. One of the suspects then forcibly removed the student’s wallet from his pants pocket and removed the cash and returned the wallet to the student. The suspects attempted to steal his cell phone but were unsuccessful. The suspects fled the scene on foot exiting the building in an unknown direction of travel. The student was not injured. There was no threat of a weapon. 

DPS asks your help in identifying the suspects if you were in the vicinity at the time of the incident. For this purpose, the following is the description of the suspects:

3 Males, 16 to 17 years of age, one suspect had on an orange short sleeve t-shirt, 5’ 7” tall, husky build, short black hair, no further description available.

For an interactive map of the incident location, refer to the Campus Alerts 2016 Google Map link at:
                https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?hl=en&authuser=0&mid=1uzS6goH3aX9H7S_wyzccWKv5x3s

If anyone has any information regarding this 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, available at http://publicsafety.syr.edu/html/silent_witness.html

FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE REMEMBER:

After dark, take advantage of the free safety escort services available through the Department of Public Safety. Both walking and shuttle services are available to students, staff, and faculty at SU or SUNY-ESF. Call 443-SAFE (7233) for more information about these services.

Take advantage of the CENTRO and Birnie Bus services. Taxi services are also available.

Walk, bike or jog in groups of three or more, away from bushes, cars, and other objects a suspect could hide behind.

Plan your walking travel times by avoiding late to early morning hours.

Be aware of your surroundings: look and listen. Headphones and cell phones can create tunnel vision.

Travel in well-lit and populated areas. Keep porch lights on at night.

Download the LiveSafe app on your Android or iOS smart phone. The app provides a virtual escort feature you can use with friends and quick links to important public safety information. Set the app to Syracuse University and sign up with your syr.edu email address!

Don’t approach strangers or let them get close to you.

If you think someone is following you, switch directions or cross the street. Go toward an open business or lighted house.

Have your house or car keys in hand before you reach your door.

Know where campus blue light alarms are and how to use them.

If someone tries to rob you, don’t resist. Give up your property, not your life.

If you are in a safe place to do so, attempt to get a description of the suspect(s) and any associated vehicles or license plate numbers.

IMMEDIATELY report emergencies or suspicious activities, persons and vehicles.

For Public Safety dial 443-2224 or #78 (from a cell phone); if you are in a situation where you cannot safely make a phone call, send a text message to 711@syr.edu; for Syracuse Police dial 911.

Your quick reporting may help prevent others from becoming victims.

This public safety information is issued for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

Public Safety Information: Off-Campus Reckless Endangerment Incidents

For the protection and safety of SU students, faculty, staff and neighbors, the Department of Public Safety releases the following alert:

OFF CAMPUS Reckless Endangerment Incidents – SPD and DPS Case #’s 16-486466, 16-473824 and 16-454314

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at approximately 10:00 p.m. – 1000 block of Madison Street.
Sunday, September 25, 2016 at approximately 12:30 am – 400 block of Ostrom Avenue.
Sunday, September 11, 2016 at approximately 11:30 pm – 300 block of Euclid Avenue.

In two incidents students were walking in the area and reported seeing a dark colored four door sedan with what appeared to be two occupants driving slowly in the area they were walking. In the third incident the student reported the vehicle to be a dark colored SUV with four occupants. As the vehicle passed, the students heard what they thought to be a BB gun firing BB’s. In all cases the students were struck with what appeared to be BB’s fired from a BB gun.
DPS asks your help in identifying the suspects if you were in the vicinity at the time of the incident. For this purpose, the following is the description of the suspects: males, unknown age, in a dark colored 4 door vehicle, no further description. For an interactive map of the incident location, refer to the Campus Alerts 2016 Google Map link at: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1uzS6goH3aX9H7S_wyzccWKv5x3s&usp=sharing

If anyone has any information regarding this 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, available at: http://publicsafety.syr.edu/html/silent_witness.html

FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE REMEMBER: 

  • After dark, take advantage of the free safety escort services available through the Department of Public Safety. Both walking and shuttle services are available to students, staff, and faculty at SU or SUNY-ESF. Call 443-SAFE (7233) for more information about these services.
  • Download the LiveSafe app on your Android or iOS smart phone. The app provides a virtual escort feature you can use with friends and quick links to important public safety information. Set the app to Syracuse University and sign up with your syr.edu email address!
  • Take advantage of the CENTRO and Birnie Bus services. Taxi services are also available.
  • Walk, bike or jog in groups of three or more, away from bushes, cars, and other objects a suspect could hide behind.
  • Plan your walking travel times by avoiding late to early morning hours.
  • Be aware of your surroundings: look and listen. Headphones and cell phones can create tunnel vision.
  • Travel in well-lit and populated areas.
  • Keep porch lights on at night.
  • Don’t approach strangers or let them get close to you.
  • If you think someone is following you, switch directions or cross the street. Go toward an open business or lighted house.
  • Have your house or car keys in hand before you reach your door.
  • Know where campus blue light alarms are and how to use them.
  • If someone tries to rob you, don’t resist. Give up your property, not your life.
  • If you are in a safe place to do so, attempt to get a description of the suspect(s) and any associated vehicles or license plate numbers.

IMMEDIATELY report emergencies or suspicious activities, persons and vehicles. For Public Safety dial 315-443-2224 or #78 (from a cell phone); if you are in a situation where you cannot safely make a phone call, send a text message to 711@syr.edu; for Syracuse Police dial 911. Your quick reporting may help prevent others from becoming victims.

This Public Safety Notice is issued for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

Update Regarding Off-Campus Robbery

SPD Case # 16-464230, DPS Case # 16-464294 (September 21, 2016)

As an update to the Off Campus Strong-Arm robbery Public Safety Notice issues on September 18th (SPD Case # 16-463374 ), The Department of Public Safety issues this update, as a second incident was subsequently reported as occurring in the same area two block away and several hours earlier on the same date.

Sunday, September 18, 2016 at approximately 3:30 am. – 300 block Stratford Ave.
On Monday, September 19, 2016 the DPS received a delayed report from a student regarding a robbery that occurred off campus. The student reports he was walking westbound in the 300 block of Stratford Ave, which is in the vicinity of the previously reported incident on Stratford Ave. The student states he was approached by three unknown males. The student turned over personal property during the robbery. The student reports one of the suspects displayed what appeared to be a firearm. A white vehicle approached and the suspects ordered the student to enter the vehicle. The suspects fled the scene in an easterly direction. The student was released a short distance away from the scene. The student sustained minor injuries.

DPS asks your help in identifying the suspects if you were in the vicinity at the time of the incident. For this purpose, the following is the description of the suspects:
3 Males, #1 male 5’9” all dark clothing, short curly hair. #2 Male, 5’6”, dark sweatpants and white T-Shirt, buzzed hair or bald. #3 Male, 5’10”, thin build, dark sweatpants.

For an interactive map of the incident location, refer to the Campus Alerts 2016 Google Map link at: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1uzS6goH3aX9H7S_wyzccWKv5x3s&usp=sharing

If anyone has any information regarding this 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, available at: http://publicsafety.syr.edu/html/silent_witness.html.

Public Safety Notice: Off-Campus Strong Armed Robbery

For the protection and safety of SU students, faculty, staff and neighbors, the Department of Public Safety releases the following alert:

OFF CAMPUS STRONG-ARM ROBBERY (Date Issued: September 18, 2016 SPD Case # 16-463374)
Sunday, September 18, 2016 at approximately 8:57 p.m. – 500 block Stratford Street.

An alumni reported a strong arm robbery that occurred off campus. The alumni reported she was walking in the 500 block of Stratford Street. when she was approached by three unknown males who exited a vehicle and approached her. The suspects used physical force to forcibly steal the alumni’s purse. The suspects fled the scene in a vehicle. The alumni sustained no injuries and
refused medical attention. There was no threat of a weapon. DPS asks your help in identifying the suspects if you were in the vicinity at the time of the incident. For this purpose, the following is the description of the suspects: 3 Males, 12 to 14 years of age, One male possibly wearing a white T-shirt, were last seen in a white vehicle.

For an interactive map of the incident location, refer to the Google Map link at: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?hl=en&authuser=0&mid=1uzS6goH3aX9H7S_wyzccWKv5x3s
If anyone has any information regarding this 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, available at http://publicsafety.syr.edu/html/silent_witness.html.

FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE REMEMBER:

• After dark, take advantage of the free safety escort services available through the Department of Public Safety. Both walking and shuttle services are available to students, staff, and faculty at SU or SUNY-ESF. Call 443-SAFE (7233) for more information about these services.
• Take advantage of the CENTRO and Birnie Bus services. Taxi services are also available.
• Walk, bike or jog in groups of three or more, away from bushes, cars, and other objects a suspect could hide behind.
• Plan your walking travel times by avoiding late to early morning hours.
• Be aware of your surroundings: look and listen. Headphones and cell phones can create tunnel vision.
• Travel in well-lit and populated areas. Keep porch lights on at night.
• Download the LiveSafe app on your Android or iOS smart phone. The app provides a virtual escort feature you can use with friends and quick links to important public safety information. Set the app to Syracuse University and sign up with your syr.edu email address!
• Don’t approach strangers or let them get close to you.
• If you think someone is following you, switch directions or cross the street. Go toward an open business or lighted house.
• Have your house or car keys in hand before you reach your door.
• Know where campus blue light alarms are and how to use them.
• If someone tries to rob you, don’t resist. Give up your property, not your life.
• If you are in a safe place to do so, attempt to get a description of the suspect(s) and any associated vehicles or license plate numbers.

IMMEDIATELY report emergencies or suspicious activities, persons and vehicles.
For Public Safety dial 443-2224 or #78 (from a cell phone); if you are in a situation where you cannot safely make a phone call, send a text message to 711@syr.edu; for Syracuse Police dial 911.
Your quick reporting may help prevent others from becoming victims. This public safety information is issued for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act

Public Safety Information: Suspicious Incidents

For the protection and safety of SU students the Department of Public Safety releases the following information: Suspicious Incidents (Date Issued: 9/15/16)

The purpose of this notice is to advise students of suspicious incidents happening in and around campus. There have been a few incidents where a female, late 40’s, medium build, approximately 5’7” tall and 200 lbs has been approaching and entering student’s vehicles demanding money and rides. The suspect has been telling students that she is a nurse and is pregnant.

If anyone has any information regarding these incidents or has been a victim of such incident, please contact 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, available at http://publicsafety.syr.edu/html/silent_witness.html
 

FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE REMEMBER:

  • After dark, take advantage of the free safety escort services available through the Department of Public Safety. Both walking and shuttle services are available to students, staff, and faculty at SU or SUNY-ESF. Call 443-SAFE (7233) for more information about these services.
  • Secure unattended property
  • Take advantage of the CENTRO and Caz Limo bus services. Taxi services are also available.
  • Be aware of your surroundings: look and listen.
  • Travel in well-lit and populated areas.
  • Don’t approach strangers or let them get close to you.
  • If you think someone is following you, switch directions or cross the street. Go toward an open business or lighted house.
  • Have your house or car keys in hand before you reach your door.
  • If someone tries to rob you, don’t resist. Give up your property, not your life.
  • If you are in a safe place to do so, attempt to get a description of the suspect(s) and any associated vehicles or license plate numbers.
  • Lock your car doors and windows.
  • Download and use the LiveSafe app to report any suspicious activity.

IMMEDIATELY report emergencies or suspicious activities, persons and vehicles.

For Public Safety dial 443-2224 or #78 (from a cell phone); if you are in a situation where you cannot safely make a phone call, send a text message to 711@syr.edu; for Syracuse Police dial 911.

Your quick reporting may help prevent others from becoming victims.

Public Safety Notice: Armed Robbery, 1/25/2016

For the protection and safety of SU students, faculty, staff and neighbors, the Department of Public Safety releases the following alert:

Armed Robbery

Case # 16-134308

Monday, January 25, 2016 at approximately 5:40 p.m.

100 block Remington Ave.

A student reported that at approximately 5:40 p.m. on Monday, January 25, 2016, he was approached by four preteen/teenagers males in the 100 block of Remington Ave. and was tackled to the ground. The suspects then rummaged through the victims pockets and took $23.00 dollars in U.S. currency, and fled the scene on foot heading in a northwest direction on Remington Ave, away from campus. The student received minor lacerations to his elbow and forehead. One of the male suspects was holding what appeared to be a black handgun which was pointed down at the ground during the robbery. The student reported the incident at about 5:50 p.m., same date.

DPS asks your help in identifying the suspects if you were in the vicinity at the time of the incident. For this purpose, the following is the description of the suspects:

Four preteen/teenagers males wearing dark clothing, no further description.

For an interactive map of the incident location, refer to the Google Map.

If anyone has any information regarding this 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 to DPS, you can use the Silent Witness tool.


For your safety, please remember:

  • Take advantage of the CENTRO and Birnie Bus services. Taxi services are also available.
  • After dark, take advantage of the free safety escort services available through the Department of Public Safety. Both walking
    and shuttle services are available to students, staff, and faculty at SU or SUNY-ESF. Call 443-SAFE (7233) for more
    information about these services.Walk, bike or jog in groups of three or more, away from bushes, cars, and other objects a suspect could hide behind.
  • Plan your walking travel times by avoiding late to early morning hours.
  • Be aware of your surroundings: look and listen. Headphones and cell phones can create tunnel vision.
  • Travel in well-lit and populated areas. Keep porch lights on at night.
  • Download the LiveSafe app on your Android or iOS smart phone. The app provides a virtual escort feature you can use with friends and quick links to important public safety information. Set the app to Syracuse University and sign up with your syr.edu email address!
  • Don’t approach strangers or let them get close to you. If you think someone is following you, switch directions or cross the street. Go toward an open business or lighted house.
  • Have your house or car keys in hand before you reach your door.
  • Know where campus blue light alarms are and how to use them.
  • If someone tries to rob you, don’t resist. Give up your property, not your life. If you are in a safe place to do so, attempt to get a description of the suspect(s) and any associated vehicles or license plate numbers.
  • IMMEDIATELY report emergencies or suspicious activities, persons and vehicles.

For Public Safety dial 315-443-2224 or #78 (from a cell phone); if you are in a situation where you cannot safely make a phone call, send a text message to 711@syr.edu; for Syracuse Police, dial 911. Your quick reporting may help prevent others from becoming victims.

This public safety information is issued for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act