Crime in Progress

In the event that you are the victim of or witness a crime in progress, immediately:
  1. Call the Department of Public Safety at 711 from a University phone or 443-2224 from any other phone and provide the dispatcher with:
    • Your name
    • Your location
    • Your phone number
    • Details of the situation
  1. Get away from the suspect; do not attempt to confront the suspect.
  1. When it is safe to do so, provide the Department of Public Safety with a clear description of the suspect/incident:
    • Height and weight
    • Gender
    • Hair color/length and presence of any facial hair
    • Race/complexion
    • Clothing description
    • Approximate age
    • Vehicle type, color, and plate (including state)
    • Direction of travel
  1. Follow all instructions of the responding Department of Public Safety officer or Syracuse Police officer.
  1. Notify your supervisor/department head.