GUPD cameras spot suspects involved in recent burglaries

Thanks to the University’s cameras, the Georgetown University Police Department has suspects related to the burglaries in White Gravenor and the ICC this past Tuesday and Wednesday. During a routine camera-based patrol of the bike racks by Lauinger… Read More


D.C. police force on the verge of shrinking

D.C. is one of the best examples of a city that completely turned its crime around. The District halved its number of violent crimes between 1995 and 2010, and is no longer considered one of the most dangerous… Read More


Prefrosh Preview: Know your rights

Disclaimer: This post and the information herein is not nor should be taken as legal advice. Instead, use this post as a resource for the common legal issues students at Georgetown confront. This post is an updated version… Read More


Prefrosh Preview: Crime and safety in Georgetown

One of the most underrated perks of living in Georgetown is its relative safety and seclusion from a lot of the other crime in D.C. While most students don’t have anything stolen from them in a typical year… Read More

GU Law student stabbed to death by GW graduate student

Early Sunday morning, a first year law student at Georgetown was found dead, allegedly stabbed to death by his high school friend after a night of drinking. Rahul Gupta, pictured at right, is a 24-year-old Georgetown alum and… Read More

Campus Crime Watch: Cyclists beware

View Campus Crime Watch September 2013 in a larger mapIn September, there were 32 violent and property crimes on Georgetown’s main campus. Crimes followed similar trends as past months, with the common slew of alcohol and drug violations,… Read More

Cab driver stabs two men at Georgetown waterfront

This past Sunday, a driver stabbed two potential passengers. At 7:30pm, outside the Washington Harbour retail-condo, tourists overlooking the waterfront got a view of taxi driver, Yohannes Deresses, taking a knife to two young people. Onlookers of the… Read More

Tombs patron reports being stabbed to DPS, was just high instead

Tuesday morning, DPS emailed the Georgetown University community with a public safety alert, explaining how, at approximately 10:52 the night before, a student standing in front of the Tombs was stabbed twice and taken to the Georgetown Hospital…. Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Know Your Rights

Update, 11:20 a.m.: Vox would just like to remind readers to check back for changes to the student code of conduct. These changes will eliminate the categories and simplify the code for students. Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Crime at Georgetown

Vox is happy to report that, in general, Georgetown feels like a very safe place, and the stats back this up. A Daily Beast ranking of the most dangerous college campuses from 2010 listed Georgetown 316 out of… Read More