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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

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

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

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
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
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
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

Two Arrested for DC Security Camera Hack

Two people were arrested Feb. 2 in London for hacking the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department’s closed-circuit surveillance camera system eight days before President Donald Trump’s inauguration. About two-thirds of cameras were infected with ransomware, a type of attack that denies users’ access to computer systems unless a form of[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments City News, News

GUPD Expands Sexual Assault Response Team

The Georgetown University Police Department will hold its second annual Sexual Assault Response Team training — a program to train GUPD officers to respond to cases of sexual assault on campus — over spring break. The program, which requires officers to receive 40 hours of additional training, differs from previous[Read More…]

by March 6, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Henle Thief Sentenced to Prison

Antoine Gibson, 36, of Washington, D.C., who burgled a Henle Village apartment, has been sentenced to six years in prison. The Honorable Patricia A. Broderick sentenced Gibson on Nov. 4 after Gibson pled guilty to charges of first-degree burglary and violating the Bail Reform Act. Gibson will have to serve[Read More…]

by November 9, 2015 0 comments City News