Delayed Public Safety Alert: Attempted robbery in Burleith Sunday

On Sunday, December 11 at 8 p.m., a Georgetown graduate student was the victim of an attempted robbery at R and 37th Streets NW in Burleith, according to the Department of Public Safety. The student was walking south… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Armed Robbery on 41st Street in Glover Park

At approximately 8:20 p.m. last night, a Georgetown graduate student was robbed on 41st Street between Calvert and Davis Streets in Glover Park, according to a Department of Public Safety alert. While the student was walking home on… 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

Partial building collapse on 1400 block of Wisconsin Ave.

Update, 7:20 p.m., November 25: According to Georgetown Patch, an inspector from the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs has condemned the property at 1424 Wisconsin Avenue after yesterday’s partial collapse. Patch also reported that Major, a store… 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

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 Harbin Hall

Another year, another laptop theft. According to an email sent to the University community early this morning by the Department of Public Safety, an unidentified suspect stole a laptop from an “uninhabited” room in Harbin Hall. According to… Read More

District Digest: Criminal minds

This week’s digest contains a number of grizzly incidents, including hate crimes and murders. Also, a bank robber terrorizes Arlington and Metro strikes yet another passenger. Hate crimes On Wednesday, police announced theĀ arrest of a 19-year-old D.C. man… 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

Public Safety Alert: Bias related graffiti found in New Research Building

Earlier this evening, the Department of Public Safety reported that bias related graffiti had been found in a men’s bathroom stall in the New Research Building. According to the report, the defacement contained “racial, anti-Semitic, and anti-religious remarks,”… Read More