Post Tagged with: "Georgetown University Police Department"

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
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT: GUPD will hold a

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
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With policy revamped this summer, GUPD has directed SafeRides to respond to all requests made by students and faculty.

SafeRides to Accept All Requests

Amid increasing concerns and complaints from the community regarding the SafeRides program, the Georgetown University Police Department updated its LiveSafe app over the summer and changed its policies for the program to mandate drivers to accept all requests made by students and faculty. To improve user experience, GUPD further integrated[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUPD Officers Honored For Arrest of Armed Suspect

University President John J. DeGioia honored three Georgetown University Police Department officers for the arrest of an armed robbery suspect in a brief ceremony on the steps of Healy Hall Monday morning. Officer Scott Connor, Sgt. Fred Johnson and Sgt. Joe Twiggs received medals for their work arresting the armed suspect[Read More…]

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Argentina captain and FC Barcelona star forward Lionel Messi drew supporters of all ages to Georgetown last week, where the Argentinian national team prepared for a friendly.

From Camp Nou to Shaw: Messi at GU

Shaw Field, home of the Georgetown men’s and women’s soccer teams, got a taste of the international spotlight last week when it hosted Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina national soccer team. For a still undisclosed fee, the team used Georgetown’s facilities Tuesday through Thursday generally during the[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top

Threat Assessment Program Launches New Website

In early February, Georgetown launched a new website to strengthen its Threat Assessment Program, which has been serving the university since 2012. Through the added new feature of a website, the university seeks to reach out to more students and ensure that it is using the best tools available to[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Female Sexually Assaulted on Prospect St

An unidentified male gained entry into a residence and sexually assaulted a female on the 3300 block of Prospect Street NW on Sunday at approximately 6:30 a.m. The Metropolitan Police Department issued a press release Oct. 20 describing the suspect as a 5-foot 7-inch Hispanic male in his 20s. The[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

University Policy Unaffected by Marijuana Decriminalization

Marijuana decriminalization arrived in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, after a law passed by the D.C. Council in March took effect at midnight, but the university’s marijuana policy will see no change. Under the new stipulation, possession and private use of less than one ounce of marijuana will now be considered[Read More…]

by July 17, 2014 2 comments City News, News, News - Top

The Final Word: 2013-2014

In an eventful year for campus life, students made sure their voices were not lost in the university’s decision-making process. From Georgetown’s changing course of action on navigating the 2010 Campus Plan agreement to its responses to sexual assault and nontraditional gender identities on campus, students reacted dynamically and with[Read More…]