George Washington University’s urban campus comes with a lot of unique advantages — it’s only a few blocks away from the State Department, the White House and the National Mall. But patrolling this prime real estate is a tricky job for the school’s police officers — a job made more complicated by the fact that they’re not allowed to carry firearms. We explore a simmering debate at GW about whether to arm the university police force.


  • Eric Roper Editor in Chief, The GW Hatchet Newspaper
  • Asher Corson Chairman of the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission; Commissioner for area 2A03

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