Bias Incident Reports

Hate speech and other bias-related incidents will be posted to this page within 48 hours. However, to prevent jeopardizing active investigations, there may be instances where it takes longer than 48 hours to post. In addition, the incidents posted to this webpage are from reports made directly to the Department of Public Safety. Reports made via the STOP Bias website will only be referred to the Department of Public Safety if the reporter chooses or if the nature of the incident requires DPS involvement.

This page will be your trusted source of accurate and reliable information as it relates to bias incidents.

Most Recent Bias Incident Report:

Department of Public Safety Investigating March 10 Bias Incident

On Wednesday, March 10, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) was notified of flyers posted in academic buildings on campus containing language derogatory to Chinese individuals. The flyer, posted on bulletin boards in Eggers Hall, Huntington Hall and the Hall of Languages has since been removed. DPS has completed several canvasses of the campus to look for additional flyers and to find witnesses to the postings. There is no additional information at this time.

If you have information about this incident or others, 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 or the Rave Guardian mobile app. To report a bias incident or to receive support, visit the Stop Bias website.


Other Bias Incident Reports:

2/28/21: Department of Public Safety Investigating Feb. 27 Bias Incident

2/18/21: Information Technology Services, Department of Public Safety Investigating Feb. 17 ‘Zoombombing’ Incident

1/29/21: Department of Public Safety Investigating Jan. 27 Bias Incident

11/10/20: Department of Public Safety Investigates Bias Incident on Walnut Place

9/14/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating Sept. 4 Bias Incident

7/15/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating July 14 Bias Incident

5/1/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating Report of Bias Language on a Greek life Website

3/7/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating March 7 Bias Incident

2/24/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating Feb. 22 Bias Incident

2/21/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating Feb 20 Bias Incident

2/8/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating Feb. 8 Bias Incident

2/3/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating Feb. 2 Bias Incident

1/30/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating Jan. 30 Reported Bias Incident

1/30/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating Jan. 28 Bias Incident

1/26/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating Jan. 24 Bias Incident

1/22/20: Department of Public Safety Investigating Jan. 21 Bias Incident

12/16/19: Syracuse Police Department Currently Investigating Dec. 14 Incident

12/8/19: Department of Public Safety, Syracuse Police Department Investigate Dec. 4 Bias Incident

11/29/19: Public Informational Notice: Syracuse Police Investigation

11/21/19: Public Safety Informational Notice: Reports of New Bias Incidents & Arrest in Vandalism Investigation

11/20/19: Public Informational Notice:  Joint Task Force Investigating Anti-Semitic Email Threat

11/19/19: Public Safety Informational Notice: DPS Investigating Reports of Document Allegedly Shared Via AirDrop

11/18/19: Public Safety Informational Notice: DPS Investigating Bias Incident at Day Hall

11/16/19: Public Safety Informational Notice: Bias Incident Reported Near College Place

11/16/19: Public Safety Informational Notice: New Bias Incidents Reported

11/16/19: Public Safety Informational Notice: Bias Incident Reported in Haven Hall

11/14/19: Public Safety Informational Notice: Bias Incident Reported in Day Hall

11/14/19: Public Safety Informational Notice: Bias Incident Reported in the Physics Building

Click here to review all of the 2019 Bias Incident Reports