Post Tagged with: "Georgetown University Police Department"

FILE PHOTO: ASHLEY CHEN/THE HOYA Student organizations urge the Georgetown University Police Department to reduce security fees for club-hosted events.

GUPD Security Costs Present Obstacles, Student Leaders Say

Student leaders are continuing to push for the Georgetown University Policy Department to lower security costs for club-organized events on campus. GUPD unilaterally determines whether an event needs security and how many officers to provide and requires the Student Activities Commission to cover this cost. Security is typically required for[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ASHLEY CHEN/THE HOYA Students have expressed concerns over the Georgetown University Police Department's lack of transparency on the contents of the standard sexual assault response training given to officers.

Students Question Sexual Assault Response Training for GUPD Officers

Students are concerned about a perceived lack of sufficient training for the Georgetown University Police Department on responding to reports of sexual assault. GUPD has 14 officers, known as the Sexual Assault Response Team, specifically trained to respond to sexual assault and provides “standard training” to all other officers on[Read More…]

by November 15, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A Harmful Process Breeds Empty Victory

This Viewpoint discusses sexual assault and domestic violence on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. I want to commend the anonymous authors of last week’s Viewpoint “‘I Could Not Take the Disappointment’: How Georgetown Fails Survivors” for their immense courage and frank[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GUPD Lt. Charles Rathell, who dedicated his life to public service, died at 43 this week.

Former GUPD Officer Lt. Charles Rathell Dies at 43

Lt. Charles Rathell, who served as an officer in the Georgetown University Police Department for seven years, died earlier this week from complications from an ongoing illness. Rathell, 43, most recently worked as the Support Services Bureau commander, managing administrative tasks such as hiring, training, vehicle fleet maintenance, upkeep of[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Student Group Pushes Back on Calls to Arm GUPD Officers

A letter advocating that Georgetown University Police Department officers remain unarmed was delivered to University President John J. DeGioia’s office May 4 by student members of Georgetown United Against Police Aggression. The GUAPA letter comes in response to another letter from a student group called GU Advocates for Responsible Defense,[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GUPD Security Fees Siphon Club Funds, Student Leaders Say

A Georgetown University policy requiring student groups to hire campus police for certain on-campus events constitutes a burdensome misuse of Student Activity Fee funds, according to some student leaders. Current university policy requires student groups to hire Georgetown University Policy Department officers as security guards when hosting high-attendance or high-profile[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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London Man to Be Deported After Kidnapping Georgetown Student

The London man who pled guilty to kidnapping a Georgetown student last year now faces deportation following his Jan. 30 sentencing. Paolo Aldorasi was sentenced to a 24-month prison term after pleading guilty in November to assault with intent to commit robbery, according to a Jan. 30 news release from[Read More…]

by February 7, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Campus saw an uptick in  fondling incidents, burglaries and alcohol referrals in 2016, according to a GUPD crime report.

Uptick in Burglaries, Fondling Incidents on Campus in 2016

Reported cases of fondling on Georgetown’s main campus increased threefold from four in 2015 to 12 in 2016 and reported burglary cases increased from 31 in 2015 to 47 in 2016, according to the 2017 Annual Security Report released Sept. 29 by the Georgetown University Police Department. In addition, three[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Two bias related incidents have been reported over the last two days.

Two Bias-Related Vandalisms Reported in Two Days

Jeff Cirillo is a staff writer for The Hoya. Three swastikas were found on the walls of two residence hall elevators this week. A swastika was found carved onto the wall of a Village C West elevator Tuesday evening, and two swastikas were found painted in red on the inside[Read More…]

by September 7, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Two students are planning to launch the It’s On Us Pledge, which works to promote student pledges to end sexual violence on college campuses Wednesday.

Students Launch It’s On Us To End Sexual Violence

Two students are planning to launch an It’s On Us chapter, an initiative that works to have students take a pledge to end sexual violence on college campuses, in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness month. The Obama administration launched It’s On Us in 2014 in an effort to end sexual[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top