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Campus crime rates recover from recent spike

The neighborhood surrounding Georgetown has recently seen a rise in crime–most commonly incidents of theft and sexual assault. According to Jay Gruber, chief of Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD), this increase follows a trend. “Crimes occur in ebbs… Read More

D.C. universities try to extend police presence into neighborhoods

All Vox can say is… classic. As if this wasn’t happening already at Georgetown, District universities have decided they want to expand their campus security forces into nearby neighborhoods in effort to better deal with any disruptive behavior… Read More

New GPS feature on the SafeRides app available to students

DPS has officially launched a new GPS feature for SafeRides, which students can access through the Georgetown Mobile App, which is available for iPhone, Android, and as a website. Students can use the app to track the location of SafeRides… Read More

DPS Chief Jay Gruber weighs in on campus and neighborhood burglaries

Throughout the past week Georgetown students have been plagued by a series of burglaries throughout campus. Preying on unlocked offices and resident halls, what is suspected to be a single group of thieves has made off with a… 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