Investigations Division

The New York State University Police @ Upstate Medical University have specialty training and expertise in numerous areas and are frequently called upon to perform a variety of criminal investigations.  The Chief of Police, Chief D. Paul Waltz, has over 40 years of Law Enforcement experience and knowledge.

If you are the victim of a crime on the Upstate Medical University Campus or have information about criminal activity, notify the Investigations Commander, Deputy Chief Paul Daugherty, at 315-464-4371, or the University Police Communications Center at x4-4000, 911 from any campus phone, or 315-464-4000 from a cell or off campus phone.

As an investigative agency we work closely with the Syracuse Police Department, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, The Onondaga County Sheriff's Department, New York State Police and the Onondaga County District Attorney's Office.

NOTE: Hate Crime - Hate crime is a criminal offense committed against a person or property which is motivated, in whole or in part, by the offender's bias. Bias is a preformed negative opinion or attitude toward a group of persons based on their race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or national origin.