Department of Public Safety Investigating Feb. 8 Bias Incident

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is actively investigating a bias incident that occurred on University Place between Ernie Davis and Dellplain Halls at 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8. Two students reported being called a racial slur by a driver yelling out the window of their vehicle. There was no physical altercation. DPS officers met with the two impacted individuals to offer resources and support. There are no suspects 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. To report a bias incident or to receive support, visit the Stop Bias website.

As a reminder, the Department of Public Safety continues to actively investigate the bias incidents that have occurred on our campus. And, thanks to the generosity of a concerned donor, a reward is available for those who provide information that leads to the identification of a responsible individual.