Post Tagged with: "safety"

DelMonaco to Step Down

Rocco DelMonaco, vice president for university safety and chief of the Department of Public Safety, informed the university that he will be stepping down from his position at Georgetown on June 30. According to an email from Vice President for Public Affairs Erik Smulson, current Associate Director of DPS Joseph[Read More…]

by June 4, 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

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

GOCard Update Has Compromised Safety

Increased vulnerability is not an acceptable price for a community to pay for renovations. During spring break, the university began updating the machines that scan GOCards, which are required for entry to dormitories and various other buildings around campus, with the intent of completing renovations while the majority of students were[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Campus Alert System Test Goes According to Plan

The Office of University Safety successfully conducted its biannual test of the HOYAlert and Campus Alert systems on Wednesday afternoon. The tests are aimed at familiarizing the university community with the alert system and ensuring that the components of the system are operative, according to Director of Media Relations Rachel Pugh. At[Read More…]

by January 11, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Student Robbed at Knifepoint

A student was robbed at knifepoint on the 1800 block of 38th Street at 9:10 p.m. Saturday, according to the Department of Public Safety. A Public Safety Alert emailed to the campus community Sunday afternoon stated that two suspects emerged from nearby bushes while the victim was walking. One suspect grabbed the victim[Read More…]

by November 19, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Questioning Driver Safety

Last week at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 15 IndyCar drivers involved in a horrific accident on the 11th lap. 14 survived. Dan Wheldon did not. The video is brutal to watch. Drivers crash into walls, cars fly through the air like jets, balls of fire explode on the track.[Read More…]

by October 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

No DPS Report of Robbery

The Department of Public Safety did not report a robbery at gunpoint that took place five blocks from campus last month to the campus community. On Sept. 25 at about 1:22 a.m., the suspect approached the two 22-year-old men while they were walking on N Street, pointed a gun at them[Read More…]

by October 25, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Congress Considers Campus Security Act

Members of Congress called for the creation of a national center for campus security and protocol training last Thursday. The Center to Advance, Monitor and Preserve University Security Safety Act of 2011, endorsed by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), was drafted to connect colleges with one[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments City 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