Twuesday Tweetacular: Hide your kids, hide your laptops

Unbeknownst to most of the Georgetown community, the laptop theft prevention initiative undertaken by DPS is actually just a clever ruse to prepare students for the responsibilities that come with adulthood. Assistant Leisure Editor Julia Lloyd-George makes a… Read More

Vox Laptop Protection 101: An alternative to LoJack

Recently, the Department of Public Safety has begun a laptop security campaign in response to a dramatic rise in the number of stolen laptops this month. In 2012, an average of four laptops have been stolen per month,… Read More

Student arrested, escorted off Healy Lawn during Club Lau

Saturday night, at Club Lau, a student was arrested and escorted off Healy Lawn by three police officers. The incident occurred a little after 11 p.m. During the event, another student working for the Department of Public Safety… Read More

Jay Gruber named Georgetown’s next DPS Chief of Police

Jay Gruber, Assistant Director of Public Safety and Assistant Chief of Police at the University of Maryland, will assume his position as Georgetown’s next Department of Public Safety Chief of Police, effective July 30, 2012. Erik Smulson, Vice… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Unforced burglary in Kennedy Hall

At some point between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. this evening, a residence in Kennedy Hall was burglarized, as jewelry, clothing and money were taken from the student’s room. The public safety alert describes the incident as “unforced”, suggesting… Read More

Undercover DPS officers foil burglary in progress in St. Mary’s last night

Update, 3:28 p.m.: In a public safety alert issued this afternoon, the Department of Public Safety offered a few details about the event. The alert also notes, “additional arrests related to this case are expected.” Original post, 12:14… Read More

New South 3 without a chaplain after incident Wednesday night

Update, 1:20 p.m., February 4: According to the Department of Public Safety daily crime log for Wednesday, DPS officers “responded to a verbal altercation which escalated into physical contact between an affiliate and his spouse” at New South… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Two offices burglarized in White Gravenor, laptop stolen

Shortly before noon yesterday, a Georgetown employee reported to the Department of Public Safety that a laptop computer had been stolen from his office, according to a DPS public safety alert. DPS’s initial investigation showed that forced entry had… Read More

Comments of the Week: Fight the Power

Hoya thinks this “White Student’s Union” is much ado about nothing: We already have a White Student Union. It’s called GUSA. Tim has an idea for the future of the Corp: Working cameras, pursuing a suspect, and getting… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Two burglaries in West Georgetown last night

Last night, two burglaries occurred within 45 minutes of each other at two student residences, both within a block from the front gates in West Georgetown. In a public safety alert, the Department of Public Safety did not… Read More