Advisory Archive

Browse through past advisories below.

July 4th Safety Reminders

July 02, 2021

July 4th Safety and Facilities Reminders

Pride Walk & Rally June 12

June 11, 2021

The Capital Pride Alliance (CPA) will be hosting a walk and rally, please be aware of road closures and detours that may affect the downtown area between Dupont Circle and Freedom Plaza from noon a

U.S. Capitol Police Conducting Exercise Monday June 7th

June 06, 2021

The U.S. Capitol Police will have a training exercise on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol between 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Please do not be alarmed if you see or hear low flying helicopters.

GW Alerts System test 5/26

May 26, 2021

Please be aware that, todayMay 26, 2021, the Office of Emergency Management will be testing the Mass Notification System between 11 a.m.

4/28 Road Closures for the Presidential Address

April 28, 2021

In preparation for the Presidential Address to the Joint Session of Congress this evening, the United States Capitol Police have announced the following street closures around the US Capitol (which

Safety Precautions for the Presidential Address to a Joint Session of Congress

April 27, 2021

President Biden will address a joint session of Congress on Wednesday April 28th, at 9 p.m.

Police Activity US Capitol 4/2

April 02, 2021

US Capitol Police is reporting a shooting involving a USCP officer.  The US Capitol building is now under lockdown.

Police Activity / Road Closure / 17th St NW 3/25

March 25, 2021

3/35 MPD reports the following road closures due to police activity:

17th Street, NW between H Street and Constitution Avenue, NW in both directions

March 4th Safety & Security Advisory

March 03, 2021

Some of the groups who perpetrated the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol called for a return to the District on March 4.  The Office of Emergency Management has been in close contact with

Delayed start of 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19.

February 18, 2021

The Foggy Bottom and Virginia Science and Technology campuses will open with a delayed start of 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19.  

Thursday, Feb. 18: most in-person activities canceled; remote learning and telework to continue.

February 17, 2021

Thursday, Feb. 18: most in-person activities canceled; remote learning and telework to continue.


February 16, 2021

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GW ALERT: POLICE ACTIVITY Robbery of Establishment. MPD Investigation in the 900 block of NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE NW. Avoid the area.

GW ADVISORY: Winter Weather Advisory Feb 10th

February 10, 2021

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the District of Columbia and Loudoun County, VA., for Wednesday, Feb. 10 until Thursday morning, Feb. 11.