Suspicious Activity

Recognizing Suspicious Behavior

Students and employees are urged to contact the Georgetown University Police Department either by phone or through the emergency call boxes if they notice unusual, suspicious activity. Suspicious behavior includes:

  • attempting to bypass security measures to gain entrance to university buildings;
  • entering an office or lab without apparent purpose;
  • loitering in a parking lot, near residences or offices; in possession of two bicycles or bicycle parts;
  • trying to force open a car window or door;
  • using a coat hanger or other device to open a car door;
  • attempting to solicit funds;
  • acting in a loud, disruptive or threatening manner.