Articles tagged: Police


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White supremacists attacked Washington. Georgetown must protect its students.

On Jan. 6, while a joint session of Congress gathered to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election, a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump breached the Capitol... Read more

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“Fortress” D.C. grows more secure ahead of Biden inauguration

Washington D.C. is undergoing a rapid security transformation to guard the Capitol and city against another wave of violence perpetrated by pro-Trump combatants.

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The cops on SVU aren’t the ones who come to your door. Suggesting they are might be a problem.

CW: police violence, sexual assault  Somehow, shows about cops have become so pervasive they are now an entire genre. Many of America’s favorite shows—Law and Order, Law and Order: SVU,... Read more

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Georgetown Law discusses police reform in series of panels

A future generation of lawyers is preparing to grapple with issues of police brutality and reform.  Georgetown Law held a three-part series of panels between June 11 and 24 discussing... Read more

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Solidarity with Hong Kong Student Protesters

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... Read more

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March for Our Lives Georgetown discusses gun violence

“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... Read more

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New Second District MPD Commander Named

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.... Read more