Pianos damaged in the James J. Whalen Center
The Office of Public Safety is investigating the report of a burglary that occurred in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. At this time, the investigation reveals that person(s) entered and/or remained unlawfully in the building between 1:00 AM and 7:40 AM on 12/13/09 and damaged or tampered with numerous pianos.
Anyone having information pertaining to this incident is encouraged to contact the Office of Public Safety at 607-274-3333, or to leave an anonymous voice mail message at 607-274-1060.
Members of the campus community are reminded to report suspicious people or activity to the Office of Public Safety immediately.
To aid in the prevention of crime and to keep the campus community informed about safety and security issues on an ongoing basis, an institution must alert the campus community of certain crimes in a manner that is timely and will aid in the prevention of similar crimes.
As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act [20 USC 1092 (f)], Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, and subsequent amendments, the crimes reported that mandate a "timely warning notice" are in the categories of aggravated assault, arson, burglary, murder and non-negligent homicide, robbery, sexual offenses (forcible and non-forcible), and motor vehicle theft.
The Office of Public Safety monitors the crime reports it receives from the campus community and local police agencies and issues public safety alerts to the campus community on any incidents that are considered to be a serious or continuing threat to students and employees.