Articles tagged: GUPD


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GUSA re-establishes GUPD student oversight board

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution to establish a student advisory committee to oversee the Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) at their meeting on Nov. 8. 

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Georgetown Law School’s ABLE Program provides intervention training to law enforcement agencies

Georgetown ABLE Project is providing peer intervention training to law enforcement in police departments across the country. 

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Georgetown explained: GUPD

The Voice explains Georgetown's on-campus police force GUPD and the criticisms it has received over the years.

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On-campus students attempt to form community amid rising cases

The approximately 500 students on Georgetown’s campus are navigating not only a rigorous COVID-19 testing schedule and the burden of virtual school but also the challenge of forming a community... Read more

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Students call for Georgetown to cut ties with MPD

A petition calling for Georgetown to end its contract with the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) was posted on Change.org on June 2. The petition has over 6,000 signatures as of... Read more

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GUSA Senate passes resolutions recommending police reform

The GUSA Senate passed three pieces of legislation advocating a shift in policy in Georgetown’s relationship with the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and GUPD at its meeting on June 7.... Read more

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Title IX class proposes sexual assault reforms to administration

Content Warning: This article references sexual assault and misconduct. “We are a new generation taking a fresh look at Title IX and gender equity on-campus,” Kayla Friedland (COL ’22) said.... Read more

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Protesters, arrested Monday, return to Georgetown to invite students to impeachment protest

Protesters from the group Refuse Fascism returned to campus on Tuesday Jan. 28 after GUPD arrested two members of their group in Red Square on Monday. Like the previous day,... Read more

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More Burglaries On Campus, Annual Report Says

The latest Annual Security Report shows an increase in reported burglaries and instances of stalking on campus in 2018. Released on Sept. 30 by GUPD, it also notes a decrease... Read more

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Administrators seek to clarify university’s new Georgetown Day policies during GUSA town hall

Administrators addressed student concerns about on-campus police presence, Office of Student Conduct sanctions, and the new party registration system for Georgetown Day during an April 15 town hall. The event... Read more

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Gun Control Gains Ground at Georgetown and Across the District

As of Feb. 12, twenty-one people have been killed in Washington, D.C., this year. Homicide rates in the District have been climbing since 2012, and this year’s rate marks a... Read more

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Annual Security Report released with new crime stats, policies

Notable increases in reported hate crimes, as well as campus disciplinary referrals for drugs and alcohol, were the main findings in this year’s Annual Security Report. The report, which GUPD... Read more

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Support GUAPA’s Petition to Keep GUPD Unarmed

This editorial was originally written in response to GUAPA’s letter to President DeGioia from May 5, 2018. On May 5, 2018 Georgetown United Against Police Aggression (GUAPA) delivered a letter... Read more

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GUPD Should Not Be Armed

The GU Advocates for Responsible Defense (GUARD) presented the Office of the President with a letter arguing that GUPD officers should be trained and equipped with firearms on April 13.... Read more

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Maintenance worker alleges racial profiling by GUPD

On Jan. 6, a GUPD officer allegedly stopped Clarence Wesley, a maintenance worker who has worked at Georgetown for almost 15 years, outside of New North. Wesley, who is black,... Read more

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Sexual crimes suspect apprehended on Prospect St.

On Sept. 17, a suspect possibly involved in several crimes around the Georgetown neighborhood, including attempted sexual assault, was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). Georgetown University Police Department... Read more