Post Tagged with: "police"

MADELINE CHARBONNEAU/THE HOYA | Board of directors approves updated weapons policy banning the use of weapons by all members of the Georgetown community Feb. 14.

New Weapons Ban Applies Campuswide, Board Confirms

Georgetown’s board of directors approved a campus weapons policy banning firearms on campus in a Feb. 14 meeting, with signage on the prohibition of weapons set to be posted on campus later this year. The policy update — known as the Policy Prohibiting Firearms, Weapons and Explosives — clarifies that[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Woman Shot in Georgetown

Woman Shot in Georgetown

A woman shot at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Water Street was located by police near 20th and L streets Oct. 11 around 10:30 p.m., according to Metropolitan Police Department Communications Director Dustin Sternbeck. The woman sustained non-life-threatening injuries after being shot while sitting in the passenger seat of[Read More…]

by October 24, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

National Law Enforcement Museum Opened to the Public on Saturday

The National Law Enforcement Museum in Judiciary Square opened to the public Saturday, featuring interactive exhibits on the history of law enforcement and current police initiatives. Opening 18 years after its authorization by Congress, the museum has received criticism for its focus on police heroics, especially against the backdrop of[Read More…]

by October 15, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The Metropolitan Police Department and Washington, D.C.'s Fraternal Order of Police reached their first mutually agreed upon contract since 2001.

MPD, Police Union Reach First Labor Contract Agreement Since 2001

The first mutually agreed upon labor contract between the Metropolitan Police Department and Washington, D.C. police union Fraternal Order of Police in almost two decades was reached Aug. 30, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced last week. Following more than a year of negotiations, the new contract offers union members increased[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department received more reports of sexual assault this summer than they did last summer.

Sexual Assault Reports Rise in the District and on Campus

The total number of reported cases of sexual assault in Washington, D.C. this summer increased by 3 percent from last summer, according to data from the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department. Every district except for the First District had an increase in reported instances of sexual assault, according to an Aug.[Read More…]

WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Three civil rights organizations in the District are suing the Metropolitan Police Department for allegedly failing to record stop and frisk data.

Civil Rights Groups Accuse MPD of Failing to Record Police Stops

Three civil rights groups are accusing the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department of violating the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Act, which mandates every police officer to record any interactions with residents to prevent racial bias incidents. Black Lives Matter D.C., the Stop Police Terror Project D.C. and the American Civil[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

MPD Program Scores Low

A policy scorecard released earlier this month outlined potential concerns with the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department’s body-worn camera program, including disagreements about officer access to the footage. In September, the Department of Justice awarded $1 million to support the expansion of the city’s body camera program, which is set[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GUPD Reconsiders Public Safety Alerts

The Georgetown University Police Department began sending fewer Public Safety Alerts in August after it reformed its guidelines to only notify students of major crime, such as murders, sex offenses and aggravated assaults. After a review by university leadership, GUPD changed the Public Safety Alert methodology in accordance with the[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

The city of Washington, D.C., looks undeniably different today than it did 20 years ago. A growing Metro system, a shrinking unemployment rate, a sharp decrease in violent crime and a revitalized downtown are just a few of the accomplishments that D.C. can boast since the beginning of its social[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 8 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

DPS Crime Blotter

Wednesday, Nov. 28 Theft, Harris Building, 2:35 p.m. A staff member reported the theft of her wallet from her unsecured office from the listed off-campus building. The Metropolitan Police Department responded and is handling the investigation. Theft, Yates Field House, 4:15 p.m. The reporting party reported the theft of her[Read More…]

by December 7, 2012 0 comments City News, News