Public Safety Alert: Two offices burglarized in White Gravenor, laptop stolen

Shortly before noon yesterday, a Georgetown employee reported to the Department of Public Safety that a laptop computer had been stolen from his office, according to a DPS public safety alert. DPS’s initial investigation showed that forced entry had… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Two burglaries in West Georgetown last night

Last night, two burglaries occurred within 45 minutes of each other at two student residences, both within a block from the front gates in West Georgetown. In a public safety alert, the Department of Public Safety did not… Read More

Large sum of money stolen from Vital Vittles this afternoon

Update, 11:40 a.m.: While the DPS public safety alert about the incident issued last night said the amount stolen was approximately $600, it appears that number is incorrect. In a statement to the Hoya, Corp CEO Alex Pon… Read More

Stabbings, fatal shooting at Heritage India Sunday morning

Shortly after 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, three people were stabbed and another three were shot, one fatally, outside the Heritage India restaurant on Connecticut Avenue NW, just south of Dupont Circle. The business now faces a police investigation… 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 releases 2011 Crime and Fire Safety Reports

Last week, Georgetown released its annual reports summing up crime and fire safety issues on its various campuses. These reports, which were posted on the Georgetown Safety and Environmental Management website, include lengthy summaries of campus procedures and… Read More

D.C. rape rate increase largest in nation

On Monday, the FBI released crime statistics for 2010 for each state, as well as for the nation as a whole. According to these stats, while the District of Columbia witnessed decreases in homicide and in violent crime… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Burglary in Reynolds Hall

Talk about déjà vu. For the second time this summer, students living in Reynolds Hall on the Southwest Quad have reported to the Department of Public Safety that their rooms have been burgled. The second incident, according to… 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