Public Safety Alert states that an armed individual is near Canal Road NW

Update 6:16 pm: DPS Chief Jay Gruber spoke to Vox and made a comment: “We received a phone call from the US Park Police that they received a report about an armed individual… near canal road. We felt it prudent… Read More

Fire reported at Leo’s, students deprived of fried things for 15 entire minutes

  A fire was reported at Leo’s at approximately 5:45 p.m. today. It is unclear what caused the fire, but there was a full evacuation while the problem was handled. At 5:59 p.m., DPS Tweeted the all-clear. Photo:… Read More

Students leave doors unlocked and laptops are stolen

In Copley Hall around 3 p.m. today, students reported that laptops and cell phones were stolen from their dorm rooms. The students left their room temporarily and returned to a room devoid of electronic equipment. In the past… Read More

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… Read More

Electronics stolen from student’s house on 36th Street

Between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. today, an unknown individual entered a Georgetown student’s residence on the 1400 block of 36th street and stole electronic equipment. According to the Department of Public Safety’s report, a student was in… Read More

Laptop theft, sexual assault reported in Georgetown area

Earlier today, students received two emails from the Department of Public Safety, one regarding a sexual assault last Wednesday and the second on a burglary in Village C West earlier today. A woman was jogging on Capital Crescent… Read More

Several laptops stolen from student’s apartment on Prospect Street

Earlier this morning, several laptops were stolen from a student’s residence on the 3300 block of Prospect Street NW. According to an email from the Department of Public Safety, the residents were not home at the time of… Read More

Assault on 33rd and Prospect, second midday theft in 26 hours

At approximately 2:35 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, a student was robbed between 33rd and Prospect Street. The culprit approached the student from behind, assaulted her, and stole her purse before fleeing the scene. Though the student only reported… Read More

Burglary in Village A, student reports missing cash

At some point between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. yesterday morning, an apartment in Village A was burglarized, with a student reporting a small amount of cash missing from her wallet. The public safety alert does not specify… Read More

Second laptop theft reported in Reiss this month

A Georgetown employee contacted the Department of Public Safety at approximately 3:30 p.m. today to report a stolen backpack. The backpack, along with the laptop it held, was taken from an unlocked office in the Reiss Science Building…. Read More