Public Safety Informational Notice: Bias Incident Reported Near College Place

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is currently investigating a bias incident that occurred a short time ago near College Place. An African American female reported being verbally harassed by a large group of individuals who reportedly were yelling the “N-word” as she walked by. There was no physical altercation. DPS met with the complainant and is in the process of reviewing evidence, including security camera footage.

If you have information about these incidents, please call the DPS at 315.443.2224. If you would like to anonymously report NON-EMERGENCY information for DPS, you can use the Silent Witness tool. To report a bias incident or to receive support, visit the Stop Bias website.