Keeping Georgetown Safe

How to Survive an Active Shooter Event

Keeping our Georgetown campus safe from active shooter/active aggressor incidents is a top priority and the campus takes a team approach. These groups include the Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD), the campus Threat Assessment Team and the Office of Emergency Management (OEM).

This website is designed to be an informational guide on how to report a threatening person or a person of concern, how to identify resources that will provide emergency information to help you make decisions on how to keep safe and information how to stay safe during an active aggressor incident.

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the information provided on this site to empower yourself to stay safe on campus.

This video contains discussions of previous active shooter events

To register for a group training (via Zoom in Summer/Fall 2022) please register here

Summer/Fall 2022 – Regularly scheduled trainings will take place via Zoom at this Zoom link. No pre-registration needed.

The date for these trainings are as follows. The time will be 1 pm.

July 6, 2022

July, 20, 2022

August 3, 2022

August 17, 2022

August 31, 2022

September 14, 2022

September 28, 2022

October 12, 2022

October 26, 2022

November 9, 2022

December 7, 2020

FBI Run-Hide-Fight Video – Provides the basic response actions to an active shooter incident embedded in an engaging active shooter scenario.

GUPD Active Shooter PowerPoint where you can learn a little more information on signs and pre-incident indicators of a person of concern. Learn the Run-Hide-Fight actions steps. It will take a few moments to load.

Intruder Deterrent Locks are in place on the doors all general purpose classrooms.

Now taking reservations for GUPD’s Self Defense course (coed and female-only). Please click here to view our programs or sign up using the Self-Defense Form.

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