EmergenSee Mobile Security System
Georgetown University's Department of Public Safety (DPS) provides a range of services for members of the campus community, in coordination with other offices as needed, designed to enhance personal safety, prevent and deter crime, and respond to incidents.
The Department of Public Safety provides professional event security services for student, staff, and faculty events. When planning your next departmental function or event for your organization, keep security in mind. Contact one of our dedicated staff for more details at 202-687-4343 or get started right away by submitting a request form today.
Lost and Found
The Department of Public Safety maintains a repository of lost and found items. Members of the university community may report lost items, turn items in, or claim belongings in person at the DPS office in 116 Village C West or by calling 202-687-4343 Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
SafeRides & Individual Escorts
The SafeRides program aims to provide a safe alternative to walking alone at night for Georgetown University staff, students and faculty. Walking or bicycle escorts from DPS are also available for individuals.
Neighborhood Shuttles operate during the academic year along three routes to and from the main gates of campus (37th and O Streets) in continuous loops through Burleith and West Georgetown, and along M Street.
Emergency phones, intercoms and call boxes are located throughout the Georgetown campus. Call boxes, easily identified by a bright blue light on top of them, are situated at strategic locations throughout campus for emergency use.
Sexual Assault Services
The Department of Public Safety works with Health Education Services' Sexual Assault Services Coordinator other entities to respond and report incidents of alleged sexual assault in a manner that is supportive of the complainant. The Department of Public Safety also works with Health Education Services to conduct sexual assault training for students and members of the university community throughout the year.