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EDITORIAL: Cultivating a Safe Community

EDITORIAL: Cultivating a Safe Community

This article discusses sexual assault. Please refer to the end of the article for on and off-campus resources. Credible sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have continued a discussion about misconduct ignited by the #MeToo movement. Georgetown University must seize this moment to better prevent and prepare[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments Editorial
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The Georgetown University Student Association’s Safety and Sexual Assault policy team is re-examining ways to improve the SafeRides late-night security escort service for students.

GUSA Pushes for SafeRides Improvements

The Georgetown University Student Association’s Safety and Sexual Assault policy team is re-examining ways to improve the SafeRides late-night security escort service for students. In a joint effort with Georgetown University Police Department Chief Jay Gruber, the Safety and Sexual Assault policy team hopes to improve the SafeRides service after[Read More…]

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

DPS Implements GPS Tracking for SafeRides

With new GPS systems, SafeRides vans will now broadcast their location via the NextGUTS feature of the Georgetown mobile app. NextGUTS, which launched in April, previously tracked only Georgetown University Transportation Shuttles. When students call SafeRides, they are told to stay inside until the van comes, a practice that sometimes[Read More…]

by September 24, 2013 0 comments City News, News

DPS Blotter

Friday, Sept. 6, 2012 Suspicious Person, Reiss Science Building, 1:02 p.m. The Department of Public Safety received a report of a man soliciting money from students. The man was identified, apprehended and barred from campus. Alcohol/Drug Violation, Harbin Hall, 9:23 p.m. A student was found to be in possession of[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News
New Police Chief Shares Public Safety Goals

New Police Chief Shares Public Safety Goals

Now in his fifth week as the new chief of police and director of the Department of Public Safety, Jay Gruber has already set goals for his term. The Hoya sat down with him to get his perspective on neighborhood relations, student partying and the state of DPS in general. What is your career[Read More…]

by August 28, 2012 0 comments City News, News

DPS Blotter

Thursday, March 29, 2012 Simple Assault, 36th and Prospect Streets, 1:24 a.m. A student reported that while seated in the rear seat of a taxi cab the driver turned around and began rubbing her left thigh. Theft, ICC, 1:52 p.m. A staff member reported the theft of their wallet containing $131.00 and a credit[Read More…]

by April 5, 2012 0 comments News

Rise in Assaults May Link to Dating Violence

Last week’s murder of University of Virginia student Yeardley Love by her ex-boyfriend George Huguely sent shockwaves across the Georgetown community and other D.C. area college campuses, many of which reported an increase in annual sexual assaults in recent years. In addition to Georgetown, the University of Virginia, George Mason[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Student Concerns Linger Despite Safety Measures

After an academic year that saw a gunshot in McDonough Gymnasium, a string of bias-related assaults against members of the LGBTQ community, a number of burglaries in university-owned student residences and multiple sexual assaults, many Georgetown students are increasingly concerned about their safety and the measures the university is taking[Read More…]

by April 30, 2010 0 comments Campus News