UC DAVIS POLICE ADVISORY
Update March 13, 11 a.m.
The UC Davis School of Law is one of at least three Northern
California law schools to receive letters containing
threatening messages directed at the Latino community.
Monday afternoon the Hispanic student organization La Raza
received such a letter. Included in the type-written letter
was white powder. This morning the Sacramento County Crime
Laboratory determined that the substance was harmless.
The UC Davis Police Department has classified the incident as
a hate crime and is investigating this case with the Federal
Bureau of Investigation. The FBI sent the letter and its
contents to the Sacramento County Crime Laboratory for
The FBI confirms that, in addition to law schools, some
Hispanic community organizations received a similar letter.
The UC Davis Police Department reminds the campus community
to report any suspicious mail, or any other form of
communication that may be threatening, to the UC Davis Police
Department at (530) 752-1230.
-- Paul Pfotenhauer, News Service, (530) 752-6397
-- Sgt. Nader Oweis, Police Department, (530) 752-1230