Crime: Omnibus Crime Bill Up for Vote; Carjacking Victim Mourned in Georgetown

February 5, 2024

Georgetown’s primary legislative crime-fighter – Ward 2 Council member Brooke Pinto, Chair of the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety of the D.C. Council – is urging her constituents […]

Crime: Baby Returned After Georgetown Car Theft; Armed Robbery at Sara’s Market; Local Reports

January 8, 2024

In the first week of the new year, Georgetown and surrounding neighborhoods have not been spared the city’s recent waves of violent crime. On Thursday, Jan. 4, a daytime gun […]

Crime: Chief Smith Calls for More Cops; MPD’s Carjacking Safety Tips; Local Reports

December 4, 2023

As crime in the nation’s capital spirals, the District’s new Chief of Police, Pamela A. Smith made the case on Nov. 29 for crime-fighting progress in her testimony before the […]

Crime: Saturday’s Mayhem; New Second District Commander; Mayor Takes Action

November 20, 2023

Why must Georgetowners be alert at all times?  Two photos snapped by Georgetown resident and photographer for The Georgetowner, Bill Starrels, from this past Saturday evening help illustrate the rising […]

Crime Report: Congress Targets ‘Soft on Crime’ D.C.; Local Reports

October 16, 2023

“We’re grateful to have you here,” the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Crime and Federal Government Surveillance, Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) said in his opening statement…. before raking D.C. […]

Public Safety: Mayor’s Initiatives, MPD Newsletter’s Solace, Latest Crime

April 17, 2023

While many D.C. residents view crime in the nation’s capital fatalistically – after all, what is to be done about the daily drumbeat of carjackings, shootings, and stickups? – the […]