University of Florida Statement Regarding Continued Investigation on Vandalized Institute of Black Culture Building Sign

University of Florida
October 22, 2021

The University of Florida Police Department continues to investigate the vandalization of the sign in front of the Institute of Black Culture.

As part of its investigation of the incident, which occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 12, UFPD has analyzed and enhanced video surveillance images and is asking for the community’s help in identifying the suspect or subjects within the video. The department also has assigned extra patrols around the Institute of Black Culture for added security.

UFPD will seek prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.

At the University of Florida, we strive to create a welcoming and safe campus for everyone. Students experiencing feelings of concern or anxiety may contact the Counseling & Wellness Center at 352-392-1575. Faculty and staff may contact the Employee Assistant Program at 833-306-0109.

If you have any information on the identity of these subjects please contact Detective Moros, 352-392-4705 or submit a tip to our silent witness portal at