Safety and Security News & Events

GW Announces New Chief of Police

(GW Today, May 13, 2015) RaShall M. Brackney, a member of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police command staff, begins the job in June.

GWPD Chief Announces Retirement

(GW Today, October 31, 2014) Kevin Hay will step down November 14, 2014.

GW Offers Safety Tips for Rideshare Service Users

(GW Today, September 17, 2014) Senior Associate Vice President for Safety and Security Darrell Darnell says verifying vehicles is crucial.

University Launches Safety and Security App

(GW Today, August 18, 2014) GW Personal Alarm Locator provides location-based alerts, platform for anonymous tips.

GW Extends Fire Safety to Study Abroad

(GW Today, May, 01, 2013) The university is working to install smoke detectors, other protection in study abroad program residences.

In Wake of Boston Tragedy, Staying Safe on Campus

(GW Today, April 17, 2013) Darrell Darnell, Senior Associate Vice President for Safety and Security, urges the community to remain alert and report any suspicious activity or package to authorities.

In Memoriam: James S. Robinson

(GW Today,  April 03, 2013)  George Washington University Police Department officer remembered for dedication to serving and protecting the GW community.

Keeping Safe 

(GW Today, February 04, 2013) Tom Hayden, supervisor of health and safety inspections, discusses lessons for the GW community from the Brazil nightclub fire. 

Inauguration Day Safety Information

(GW Today, January 07, 2013) Darrell Darnell, senior associate vice president for safety and security, highlights important information for the GW community.

GW Head of Safety and Security Named to the D.C. Homeland Security Commission

(GW Today, December 27, 2012) Mayor Vincent Gray appoints Darrell Darnell to the advisory commission.

University Administrators, Law Enforcement Officials Address Campus Safety

(GW Today, October 29, 2012) Panelists spoke about high priority issues affecting safety and security on campus at a forum in Jack Morton Auditorium.

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