Mission Statement of the Georgetown University Police Department:

Georgetown University Police Department’s mission is to protect the Georgetown University community, ensuring a safe and secure learning  and living environment through trusting partnerships and professional police services.

The Georgetown University Department of Public Safety (GUPD) provides security and police services on the Georgetown University Main and Medical Center campuses and off campus properties. Utilizing foot patrols, vehicles, and bicycles, the officers patrol the campus twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

The Department of Public Safety officers are commissioned special police, vested through the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department with full powers of arrest on campus property. DPS works closely with the Metropolitan Police Department and District of Columbia Fire Department to prevent and deter crime on campus and in the surrounding communities and respond quickly to incidents that may arise.

The Department of Public Safety is located on the first floor of Village C West.