Follow up: Home burglarized and two students assaulted

On Saturday, students received an email from the Department of Public Safety concerning a burglary and assault in West Georgetown. The incident occurred at 3:45 a.m. on October 20 in a home on the 3500 block of O Street NW. Two female students returned to their home early Saturday morning and encountered an unknown male […]

Public Safety Alert: Taxi driver assaults student

At approximately midnight last night, a Georgetown student was assaulted by a taxi driver transporting the student back to campus. The driver also made inappropriate sexual comments to the student, according to a public safety alert about the incident. The student reported the incident to the Department of Public Safety at 1:23 a.m. this morning. […]

Public Safety Alert: Threatened assault near Henle Village

At 11:00 p.m. on the evening of Monday, August 29, two students were reportedly followed and threatened by a group of seven unknown males somewhere in the vicinity of Henle Village, according to a University Public Safety Alert sent out earlier today. The group is reported as consisting of seven white males, aged in their […]

Campus Crime Watch: DPS didn’t update its report!

View Campus Crime Watch: January 31 – February 20 in a larger map Tuesday, 8 February 2011 10:00 AM – THEFT (Walsh). A female student went into a restroom on the fourth floor and placed her wallet on the counter. She left the area and forgot to take her wallet. When she returned to the […]

Three men attempt to abduct student at 34th and Prospect

Early Sunday morning, three unknown men attempted to abduct a student near the corner of 34th Street and Prospect Street. According to a public safety alert, the men approached the student at approximately 2:15 a.m. and attempted to talk to him. One of the suspects grabbed the student’s arm, then pulled him towards a black […]

Public Safety Alert: Man assaults faculty member in attempted robbery

At 10:30 p.m. yesterday, an unknown man attempted to rob a faculty member in the inner courtyard of the Southwest Quad. According to a public safety alert, the suspect approached the victim from behind and attempted to grab her purse. After he saw another person approaching, he pushed the victim to the ground and fled. […]

Campus Crime Watch: Pizza car theft, DUI, burglary

View Campus Crime Watch: November 2 – November 10 in a larger map In addition to the latest burglary and attempted burglary in Village A, this week saw a pair of bizarre automobile-related incidents: A pizza car hijacking and a DUI near Darnall Hall. Tuesday, November 2 8:15 AM – ROBBERY (3600 block of Canal […]

Campus Crime Watch: Two domestic assaults in ten days

[Editor's Note: We're changing up our crime coverage a bit. Now, we're posting weekly crime reports, rather than monthly.] View Campus Crime Watch: October 1-11 in a larger map This past week-and-a-half saw the three on-campus assaults, two of which DPS characterized as “domestic violence assaults.” According to Rachel Pugh, associate director of University communications, […]

Campus Crime Watch: September 2010

As expected, the first full month of the academic year saw an uptick in crime from the summer lull, bringing the total number of crimes reported to the Department of Public Safety up to 43 for the month. A number of off-campus crimes occurred in September as well, including a burglary, a number of iPhone […]

Campus Crime Watch: June 2010

View Campus Crime Map: June 2010 in a larger map Continued a trend of low crime rates during the summer, Georgetown saw minimal criminal activity in the month of June. Although June’s Daily Crime Log listed an increase number of crimes compared to May, the 22 reported crimes is still the second-lowest rate of 2010. […]

Two victims robbed and assaulted last weekend in Georgetown

Last weekend, two robberies occurred within blocks of Georgetown’s campus, according to a public safety alert released by Georgetown University’s Department of Public Safety. Metropolitan Police Department responded to both crimes. The first crime occurred on June 11, when a suspect approached a victim on the 1200 block of 35th Street NW. At approximately 1 […]