Department of Public Safety Investigating April 29 Bias Incident

On Thursday, April 29, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) was notified of an unknown subject who completed an online form using language that was derogatory to Asian individuals. DPS has conducted interviews, reviewed the online form, checked several law enforcement databases and submitted a complaint with the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center. 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. Additionally, if you have been impacted by this incident or need to talk with someone, services are available through the Barnes Center by calling 315.443.8000.