Department of Public Safety Investigating Feb. 27 Bias Incident

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is actively investigating a reported bias incident that occurred at an off-campus apartment in the 800 blook of Comstock Avenue at approximately 11:40 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27.

A student was walking into the building when two unknown individuals reportedly used anti-Asian language. Both individuals are described as male, one of whom was wearing a white winter hat. DPS officers conducted a canvas of the area for suspects and spoke with several individuals in the building.

The University is focused on supporting the impacted student while the investigation continues.

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.