Post Tagged with: "crime"

Homeless Man Killed in Glover Park

Homeless Man Killed in Glover Park

A man police describe as homeless was fatally assaulted Friday night at approximately 10:30 p.m. on the 3600 block of Calvert Street. Joel Johnson, 53, was attacked by an unknown assailant in the courtyard of St. Luke’s Mission Center, an outreach ministry of the Metropolitan Church that has run a[Read More…]

by June 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Student Robbed at Gunpoint

A Georgetown student was robbed at gunpoint near the McDonough School of Business on Wednesday evening around 9:45 p.m. The Georgetown University Police Department and Metropolitan Police Department are currently investigating the incident, according to a Public Safety Alert that was sent out to the university community shortly before midnight.[Read More…]

Metro Crime Rate Falls to Five-Year Low

Crime rates on the Washington, D.C. Metro are at a five-year low, according to a new report released by the Metro Transit Police Department Jan. 30. The report shows that incidences of serious crimes, such as homicide and aggravated assault, saw a significant reduction of around 27 percent in 2014.[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 0 comments City News

Student Assaulted on M Street

A female Georgetown student was the victim of an aggravated assault by an unknown attacker on the 3300 block of M Street at approximately 1:37 a.m. Sunday morning. Georgetown University Police Department and Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District are currently investigating the incident, though they have no suspects at this[Read More…]

by February 9, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

I Was Mugged, and I Understand Why

Last weekend, my housemate and I were mugged at gunpoint while walking home from Dupont Circle. The entire incident lasted under a minute, as I was forced to the floor, handed over my phone and was patted down. And yet, when a reporter asked whether I was surprised that this[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 511 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Keen Eye for Crime

This week, students, faculty and staff received an email from Georgetown University Police Department Chief of Police Jay Gruber warning the community of a recent increase in crime as noted by the Metropolitan Police Department. GUPD and MPD are currently working to proactively monitor and control this regrettable trend, but[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

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
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New technology has helped GUPD catch six suspects this year, out of 34 total incidents reported since Aug. 23.

GUPD Catches 6 Suspects

The Georgetown University Police Department caught six suspects this month using security cameras and LiveSafe, the new mobile application that allows students to send anonymous tips and emergency calls. According to the GUPD blotter records, there have been 34 incidents of theft or burglary on campus since Aug. 23. Burglars[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Online Service Maps District Neighborhood Crime

Walk Score, an online neighborhood rating service, launched a new feature this month that maps out crime in major cities, including Washington, D.C. Founded in 2007, the online service rates neighborhoods in the United States, Canada and Australia based on walkability, or proximity to public transit, access to parks and[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GU Student Assaulted on M Street

In a bias-related incident involving sexual orientation, an unknown attacker assaulted an unidentified Georgetown University student on the 3300 block of M Street at 1:31 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. The student was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. “The GU student along with two other students were walking[Read More…]

by September 16, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top