Vacancy: University seeks new Police Chief to lead DPS

Look’s like there’s gonna be a new sheriff in town. Georgetown is looking for a new Chief of Police. Last week, the University posted a job opening for the position of Police Chief in the Department of Public… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Heroic bystander thwarts robbery on P Street

At approximately 8:25 p.m., a Georgetown University student was robbed on the 3500 block of P Street NW. As three suspects passed the victim of the robbery, one grabbed her purse and the three fled the scene. According… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Armed Robbery in Burleith

Last night at approximately 9:10 p.m., a Georgetown student was robbed by two men, one of whom displayed a knife, on the 1800 block of 38th Street NW in Burleith, between S and T Streets. According to a… Read More

Georgetown Sends Public Safety Newsletter to Neighbors

Today, Georgetown started a regular public safety column by DPS Chief of Police Rocky Delmonaco as part of Georgetown’s new look-how-good-of-a-neighbor-we-are website. In the column, Delmanaco goes over some significant events regarding public safety that happened in the… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Forcible Fondling on S Street

Monday, October 17th, approximately 2pm, a student was forcibly fondled on S Street.  The student reported that the suspect, described as a black male in his 40′s, approached her from behind and forcibly fondled her. The suspect then fled toward… Read More

Hoya Roundtable Wrap-up

Wednesday, October 12, Georgetown’s Chief Operating Officer, Christopher Augostini held the first “Hoya Roundtable” to ask students how Georgetown could best serve them. New to the job, Augostini started the meeting by saying, “The best way for me to… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Burglary in McCarthy Hall

Apparently, the criminal that hides in the Southwest Quad, waits for students to leave their doors unlocked, and robs them of their valuables has struck again. According to a Public Safety Announcement sent to the University community today,… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Burglary in Harbin Hall

Another year, another laptop theft. According to an email sent to the University community early this morning by the Department of Public Safety, an unidentified suspect stole a laptop from an “uninhabited” room in Harbin Hall. According to… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Know your rights

Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal advice, but merely conveys general information related to legal issues commonly encountered by students at Georgetown. Recent high-profile drug busts at the University have brought… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Crime news you can use

Georgetown campus and neighborhood are relatively safe, but crime isn’t unknown: 820 property crimes and 83 violent incidents occurred last year, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The island of misfit laptops The most common type of crime… Read More