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Burglary in the Berkley Center

 Incident Summary: On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at approximately 2:17 p.m., a  grad student reported to the Georgetown University Police that between Friday, September 20, 2013 5:15 p.m., and Sunday, September 22, 2013 10:45 a.m., an unknown intruder entered their secured office by forcing open the door and stolen was a digital camera and laptop computer.  

The Department of Public Safety is requesting that anyone who has information regarding this or any other incident(s), or who noticed any suspects before or after the incident(s), to contact them immediately at (202) 687-4343.

Date: September 22, 2013

Time: 10:45 a.m.t

Location: Off Campus

Address:  Berkley Center

Incident type: Burglary

Respondents: GUPD / Metropolitan Police Department

Victim(s): The victim was not injured in this incident

Victim(s) status:

Witness description of suspect(s):  


Safety Reminder

The Department of Public Safety would like to remind all students to practice the following security measures:

1. On campus students should call DPS at 202.687.4343 regarding any safety concerns.

2. Off campus students with immediate safety concerns should call MPD at 911 and DPS at 687.HELP.

3. Practice security at home by not propping doors open, always keeping doors and windows locked, even when you are in residence, and not opening the door to strangers.

4. Students noticing suspicious activities or individuals loitering around entrances to residence halls, apartments, or townhouses should immediately notify DPS at 202.687.4343.

5. Students may utilize the services of THE SHUTTLE or DPS SAFERIDES escorts as a means of providing safe passage off-campus. Call 784.RIDE for DPS SAFERIDES escorts.

6. Always remember to close and lock your office door, even when gone when only for a few minutes, and keep personal belongings out of plain sight.

Georgetown University's Department of Public Safety (DPS) notifies the campus community when crimes are reported to DPS or the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) which the University believes represent a threat to its students or employees, in a manner consistent with the Campus Security Act. The University uses its best efforts to provide information that is both accurate and helpful, but community members should recognize that the University is able to relay information only as it is reported to DPS and/or MPD.

Department of Public SafetyVillage C, West WingGeorgetown UniversityWashington, DC 20057Phone: (202) 687.4343Fax: (202) 687.8160police@georgetown.edu

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