Public Safety Update: Alleged Incident Determined to be False Report

On Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at approximately 12:53 a.m., a 911 caller reported being threatened by a man with a weapon in Oakwood Cemetery. The Syracuse Police Department (SPD) requested the assistance of the Department of Public Safety to secure the perimeter while a search was conducted. Upon further investigation, SPD determined the 911 caller falsely reported the allegations, concluding that no incident ever actually occurred.

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