Tag Archives: Frank Fowler

Current Issue

Our winter issue profiles Chief of Police Frank Fowler as part of our They Wear Blue series. Fowler will be stepping down in 2018 when Mayor Stephanie Miner’s term ends and newly elected Mayor Ben Walsh takes the helm. Fowler graced our first cover of The Stand in 2010 shortly after he was named head of the Syracuse Police Department. ... Read More »

People Come First

Revamped Citizen Review Board helps residents address misconduct with police department Did you know the police department has a “customer satisfaction survey?” This questionnaire takes an unconventional approach by asking those who have been arrested to assess their experience with police officers. Police Chief Frank Fowler says it provides insight on how his department can become better. “Any findings are ... Read More »

Two Studies on Racial Profiling in Syracuse Released

Chief of Police Frank Fowler arrived at City Hall Monday, Nov. 15, night armed with numbers, statistics, and the results of his own racial profiling study to construct a passionate defense of his police department from accusations of racial profiling. Nearly 50 members from the community, Syracuse Police Department and the Syracuse Common Council gathered to hear researchers present their ... Read More »

Chief Frank Fowler Makes Request for Second Study on Racial Profiling

The city of Syracuse and the Syracuse Police Department will be releasing separate studies that examine the extent of racial profiling in the community. A co-author of the city study, economist Shawn Rohlin, said he was insulted that the police chief had commissioned a separate study of his own — saying it was “complete ridiculousness.” Read More »

Panel to Discuss 'Water'

Mother’s Against Gun Violence will team up with Corcoran High School and the Syracuse Onondaga Drug & Alcohol Abuse Commission to host the first ever panel discussion on the drug called “Water” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 19, at Corcoran High School, 919 Glenwood Ave., Syracuse. Read More »