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LiveSafe app receives an upgrade

Wednesday afternoon, students received an email regarding the most recent updates to LiveSafe from Thomas O’Regan, director of Emergency Management and Operational Continuity and Jay Gruber, chief of police and director of the Department of Public Safety. The… Read More


GUPD apprehends suspect following burglary

GUPD announced via email yesterday afternoon that in cooperation with D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department, it apprehended a suspect involved in yesterday morning’s burglary of a University townhouse on 36th St. NW.  According to Chief of Police Jay Gruber,… Read More

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DPS issues alert of bomb threat at the Leavey Center

Update 6:30 p.m.: Assistant vice president for communications Stacy Kerr sent Vox a written statement about the bomb threat: At approximately 4:30 p.m., the Georgetown University bookstore in the Leavey center received a call from an unidentified male that he had left a… Read More

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Georgetown area sees two armed robberies within two weeks

At approximately 1:43 a.m. on Feb. 3, the Domino’s Pizza, located in the 3200 block of Prospect, was robbed. The six armed suspects were dressed in all black clothing and were wearing masks, according to a Public Safety… Read More

GUPD ups neighborhood presence during study days

Georgetown University announced that a neighborhood crackdown will take place beginning this past weekend until the first final day on December 11, finding yet another way to make studying for finals more painful for students. The University has increased the… 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

Breaking: GUSA announces change in open container policy

Congratulations, Henle and Village A—you’re now part of a test program to see if students really can “enjoy responsibly.” As of this week, the open container policy has been changed to allow open containers in the publicly shared… 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

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

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