Public Safety Informational Notice: DPS Investigating Reports of Document Allegedly Shared Via AirDrop

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) has received multiple reports of a document purported to be a white supremacist manifesto being posted in an online forum and allegedly “air dropped” to several cell phones of individuals sitting at Bird Library. No individual has reported directly receiving the air dropped document at this time. If you personally received the document through an AirDrop, please contact the Department of Public Safety immediately at 315.443.2224.

These reports have yet to be confirmed and there is no specific threat to Syracuse University. The Department of Public Safety is investigating these reports and has notified the Syracuse Police Department, the New York State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

If you are traveling on campus at this time, please call for a safety escort at 315.443.SAFE and please sign up for the LiveSafe App on your smartphone, which acts as a mobile blue light, allowing you to contact the DPS Emergency Communications Center with the touch of a button and transmit your physical location during the call. We also have a list of safety strategies that we urge you to review.

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