Georgetown offers rape defense classes free to female campus community

It’s no secret that sexual assault is a serious issue for the Georgetown and surrounding communities. Last fall, the Department of Public Safety launched the Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Program. The program is a self-defense course totaling twelve… Read More

DPS threatens, yells profanities at apprehended suspect, student alleges

A student claims that in the early morning of Friday, March 19, 2010 she saw four Department of Public Safety officers apprehend a college-aged man and yell threats and profanities at him after they had cornered him near… Read More

Laptop confiscations in Lau were inconsistent with DPS policy, DPS Associate Director now says

Last week, the Voice reported that the Department of Public Safety had been zealously enforcing a previously unknown policy of confiscating unattended laptops in Lauinger Library. When asked about the confiscations, DPS Associate Director Joseph Smith wrote in… Read More