University Police at Upstate News:


- 8/13/14: Chief Waltz swore in three new members into the New York State University Police at Upstate. (Pictured from left to right are Shane Dobies, David Giocondo, Chief Waltz, and Michael Giallanza.)


- 8/13/14: Chief Waltz along with Deputy Commissioner Paul Berger presented awards to former SUNY ESF University Police Chief Scott Becksted and former SUNY Upstate University Police Director Frank Tees for their service to the University Hill Public Safety Association.


- 8/11/14: New York State University Police at Upstate will be at The Great New York State Fair again this year! Stop by the SUNY tent and check us out!!!


- 8/1/14: "$35,712.48 in donations were collected by law enforcement, athletes, coaches and community volunteers at the 3rd Annual Cops on Top at 28-DUNKIN' DONUTS helping to sponsor approximately 100 Special Olympics New York athletes in training and competition." - Special Olympics NY - Central Region


- 7/31/14: The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is alerting motorists that the right lane on eastbound Interstate 690 has been closed for repairs, beginning just west of the Teall Avenue exit, in the city of Syracuse.




2014 New York State University Police at Upstate - News

- 5/8/14: The New York State University Police Department at Upstate is excited to announce D. Paul Waltz’s promotion to Chief of Police. Chief Waltz’s promotion has brought a positive change and vision to the department. We all enthusiastically look forward to the department’s future under Chief Waltz’s leadership. Congratulations Chief Waltz!

- 5/22/14: The University Police Department at Upstate is excited to announce three (3) new open University Police Officer positions. (All positions have been filled)

- 5/28/14: Chief Waltz and members of University Police and Public Safety participate in a "Let's not meet by accident" commercial sponsered by Upstate Medical University. View the commercial now at this link:

- 6/6/14: The University Police Department at Upstate, partnering with Manlius Police Department, Dewitt Police Department, and the New York State Police, participated in the Special Olympic Torch Run. (Lt. Newcomb)

- 6/18/14: Leon Festival Wednesday June 25, 2014, 5-10PM at Onondaga Lake Park, Liverpool, NY. Come celebrate the halfway mark to the winter holidays and the start of summer! For more information, visit

- 6/20/14: New York State University Police at Upstate's Public Safety Division proudly introduces a new vehicle into its fleet. The new vehicle is environmentally friendly by being completely electric and will be used in the assistance of parking & traffic control campus wide.

- 6/25/14: The Leon Festival is officially postponed until tomorrow, 6/26. All other scheduled events are the same with the exception of the Kidz Bop performers as they will not be performing tomorrow evening.

- 6/25/14: New York State University Police at Upstate participated in a concert that was put on for the children and family of the Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital. The Kidz Bop Kids performed songs for the participants to enjoy.

- 6/26/14: New York State University Police at Upstate participated in the Leon Festival which was sponsored by Upstate. Fun activities included the kids enjoying the front seat of the University Police vehicle and getting to test the sirens and lights.


- 7/18/14: New York State University Police at Upstate will be at the Teall Avenue and James Street locations. Come join us August 1st!


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