UTM Campus Police Services are not expected to publically release the full report investigating vandalism promoting rape discovered in the Student Centre last month.
According to campus police manager Robert Messacar, an investigation was launched into the vandalism that was discovered on public service announcements in the male washroom on the first floor. No perpetrators have yet been found.
The details of the report are not to be released to the public.
“Our campus police protocol is to release summaries only of police incidents,” said Messacar in an email to The Medium. “We do this to protect privileged and private information under the province’s FIPPA (Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act) legislation that encompasses universities.”
The vandalism under investigation was discovered on at least three Government of Ontario public service announcements that were part of a province-wide campaign against sexual assault and harassment.
As described in an email circulated by UTMSU executive director Walied Khogali on January 28, the vandalism written on one of the three PSAs included the phrase, “f— her right in the p—”, while another vandalized PSA featured an image of a male and female with handwritting underneath reading, “Help him rape her.”
Those with information on the incident are asked to contact Campus Police at 905-828-5200 or in person at the Campus Police office in DV 3116.