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Henle Fight Leaves Officers Wounded

A fight between a student and two Department of Public Safety officers broke out in Henle Village early Sunday morning, sending the officers to the hospital and landing the student in a DPS detention facility. DPS and the Metropolitan Police Department responded to reports of a fight in Henle at[Read More…]

by April 3, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Victory Celebrations Lead To Modest Damages

Celebrations in the wake of the men’s basketball team’s victories this weekend turned occasionally destructive, as some students vandalized university property during rallies on and near campus, although officials said there were no local arrests. Following Georgetown’s victory over Vanderbilt Friday night, students crowded N Street, blocking the street from[Read More…]

by March 27, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Crimes Prompt More Weekend Patrols

A recent outbreak of violent crime at the university, including an assault and a fight that took place within 10 minutes of each other in the early morning last week, has prompted the Department of Public Safety to increase weekend patrols around campus beginning today. According to a DPS public[Read More…]

by March 16, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Crimes Prompt More Weekend Patrols

A recent outbreak of violent crime at the university, including an assault and a fight that took place within 10 minutes of each other in the early morning last week, has prompted the Department of Public Safety to increase weekend patrols around campus beginning today. According to a DPS public[Read More…]

by March 16, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Canal Road Entrance Sign Vandalized

Vandals spray-painted vulgar phrases on the blue and gray “Hoya Saxa” sign near the Canal Road entrance to campus on Saturday on the same day the men’s basketball team defeated the University of Pittsburgh in a game that received national attention. Students returning from the basketball game Saturday afternoon said[Read More…]

by February 27, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Police Officials Respond to Campus Assault

Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to several crimes on campus in recent days, in what officials said was an unusual period of activity in a semester that has seen relatively few incidents. MPD responded to a simple assault shortly after 2 a.m. on Feb. 13. Darryl Harrison, director of the[Read More…]

by February 23, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Visitor Assaulted on Reservoir Road

The Department of Public Safety and the Metropolitan Police Department responded to an attempted robbery and assault on a woman who was walking near Reservoir Road early Tuesday morning. According to a broadcast e-mail from university safety officials, a blue vehicle pulled up near the victim, who was visiting campus,[Read More…]

by January 12, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Local Crime Decreased Last Year

Local crime dropped by nearly 10 percent in 2006, outpacing the marginal drop in crime that the Metropolitan Police Department reported throughout the District of Columbia. MPD’s second district, which includes Georgetown, reported that burglaries decreased by 12 percent and thefts by 25 percent last year, although the number of[Read More…]

by January 12, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Students Join in White House Rally

Four Georgetown graduate students participated in a rally for greater funding toward AIDS prevention in Lafayette Park Friday, during which 22 demonstrators were arrested on the White House sidewalk for protesting without a permit. None of the students arrested at the event, which was organized by the Student Global AIDS[Read More…]

by December 5, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Campus Hit With String Of Crimes

A series of crimes struck Georgetown University before and over Thanksgiving break, as officials stepped up warnings to take extra caution during an expected period of increased crime as the holidays approach. The Department of Public Safety responded to a robbery and a theft on consecutive days last week and[Read More…]

by December 1, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized