Tag: Police

Solidarity with Hong Kong Student Protesters

Solidarity with Hong Kong Student Protesters

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12/02/2019

In November, Hong Kong police used excessive and violent methods to trap and arrest pro-democracy protesters congregating at local universities. Since protests across Hong Kong began in March, the frequency and severity of confrontations between police and protesters have escalated, in particular following policy changes in October that loosened the restrictions on the use of…

March for Our Lives Georgetown discusses gun violence

March for Our Lives Georgetown discusses gun violence

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11/25/2019

“This is not a Republican issue. This is not a Democratic issue. This is an American issue,” said Dr. Joseph Sakran, director of emergency general surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital at the March for our Lives event on Monday.  As both a doctor and a gunshot wound victim, Sakran has seen firsthand the impact of…

New Second District MPD Commander Named

New Second District MPD Commander Named

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02/14/2019

Duncan Bedlion was recently named Second District Commander of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). The Second District includes the Georgetown campus and runs between the Potomac River and Western Avenue. In a statement on the D.C. government website, Bedlion wrote, “I am both honored and excited about my new assignment as the district commander. I…

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