Mayor Walsh Statement on Grace Street Arrest

Statement by Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh regarding Grace Street arrest:

“I contacted Chief Buckner after learning of this incident Saturday. The Chief informed me that an investigation was already underway and that the department will conduct a complete and thorough review of all aspects of the incident. This morning, I met directly with Chief Buckner and Department leadership for a briefing on the next steps regarding the incident. Out of respect for the process and in the interest of both the arrested individual and the officers, we will await the findings of the review.”