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Campus Crime Up in 2012

Campus Crime Up in 2012

Overall reported crime increased at Georgetown’s main campus but decreased at the Georgetown University Law Center in downtown D.C. this year, according to the Department of Public Safety’s 2013 Annual Crime Report. The report highlights reported crime trends at the two D.C. campuses and the McGhee Center for Eastern Mediterranean[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments City News, News

GUMC Targeted in Burglaries, Thefts

The Department of Public Safety is investigating a string of five thefts and burglaries of items totaling nearly $1,500 from buildings at the Georgetown University Medical Center. The incidents occurred over a two-day period starting Jan. 26. DPS Associate Director Joseph Smith declined to comment on whether the incidents are connected but[Read More…]

by February 6, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Leavey Damages Lead to Arrests

Leavey Damages Lead to Arrests

As Hurricane Irene slammed campus early Sunday, three male students’ efforts to evade Department of Public Safety officers ended in $1,500 worth of damages to offices on the fourth floor of the Leavey Center and the university pressing criminal charges. On Sunday morning around 1:13 a.m., the suspects were checking out the university[Read More…]

by August 30, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Arizona Votes for Guns on Campus

The Arizona House of Representatives passed a bill last Thursday requiring public universities to allow students to carry concealed weapons on campus. Though the bill does not permit weapons in buildings or classrooms, students would be able to carry guns on all “public rights of way,” which would include public[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News, Uncategorized

DPS Arrests Bike Thefts Suspect

The Department of Public Safety caught a suspect linked to a string of campus bike thefts at about 12:20 p.m. today, according to Associate Director of DPS Joseph Smith. A student who was the victim of a previous bike theft recognized the suspect at the bike racks near Red Square,[Read More…]

by March 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

DPS Urges Laptop Registrations

After a wave of laptop thefts swept campus in the past two months, the Department of Public Safety is developing strategies to keep students’ computers out of the hands of criminals. Plans include publicizing DPS’s laptop registration program and reducing opportunities for laptops to be left unattended. Though the registration[Read More…]

by December 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

DPS Continues to Up Security

Due to the recent crime surge on campus, which has included multiple burglaries and laptop thefts, the Department of Public Safety is bolstering its on-campus security with a lineup of new preventative measures. In response to the increase in laptop thefts at Lauinger Library, DPS is meeting with library staff[Read More…]

by November 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

String of Village A Burglaries Continues

A Village A apartment was burglarized on Tuesday evening, less than a week after the Department of Public Safety implemented new security measures following a string of similar burglaries. On Tuesday, a student reported that upon returning to his apartment at 9 p.m. he found that his apartment had been[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Alcohol Violations Drop by 63 Percent

The number of alcohol violations has dropped by over 50 percent over a three-year period, a statistic the administration attributes to the stricter alcohol policies implemented in 2007, which have since been a primary complaint among students. From January to December 2009, 334 alcohol violations were reported to the Department[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Burglaries Prompt New DPS Measures

The Georgetown Department of Public Safety has stepped up safety checks to prevent crime in off-campus residences in the wake of at least four burglaries or attempted burglaries that occurred within a 2-block radius of campus between March 15 and 23, as many students continue to worry about their security.[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized