Dear Members of the Syracuse University Community: As you may know, my team and I have been working to assist the University in developing a community review board for Syracuse University’s Department of Public Safety (DPS). Today, we are pleased…
Message from DPS Chief Bobby Maldonado
Dear Campus Community,
I’m writing to provide an update on the investigation of the Theta Tau fraternity and its members.
Since Wednesday my office, in conjunction with Student Affairs, investigated and filed complaints against 18 individuals, all of whom were present at the sponsored event. Our investigation is ongoing and others may be implicated in the coming days.
Out of an abundance of caution and ongoing concern for our campus community, Provost Michele Wheatly and Dean of Students Rob Hradsky notified the 18 students of their removal from academic participation, effective immediately. Alternative class and study arrangements will be made for these students as the judicial process moves forward.
We have not and will not release the videos that are a part of our investigation. It is imperative that we preserve the evidence to be used in individual conduct cases. In addition, my office will not be party to the distribution of this hateful and hurtful content.
Chief Bobby Maldonado