• cert665.jpgNorthwestern University Community Emergency Response Team.
  • bike665.jpgUniversity Police bike units patrol campus actively in spring, summer and fall.
  • cso665.jpgCommunity service officers or contract security personnel are stationed overnight in 20 residence facilities.
  • squad665.jpgUniversity Police have full law enforcement powers under Illinois law as municipal police officers.
  • promotions665.jpgPolice Chief Bruce Lewis presides over a University Police Sergeant promotional ceremony.
  • communication665.jpgThe University Police communication center is staffed by trained and certified dispatchers.
  • football.jpgUniversity Police can assist in planning and staffing special campus events.
  • parking665.jpgThe Evanston campus parking office is located at 1841 Sheridan Rd.
  • team665.jpgUniversity Police officers are available to speak on crime prevention and safety.
  • light665.jpgSign up to receive the RAP Sheet newsletter and find out the most reported crimes.
  • kryptonite665.jpgUniversity Police register bikes and sell Kryptonite locks at cost.
  • hq665.jpgVisit the new University Police facility at 1201 Davis Street.

Contact Us

In case of Emergency, Dial 911

1201 Davis Street, Evanston, IL 60208-1320
Phone: 847.491.3456 – Fax: 847.491.4931
TDD: 847.467.7883 

211 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611-3135
Phone: 312.503.3456 – Fax: 312.503.2101
TDD: 312.503.3999 

or dial 456 from any campus phone

CSA Crime Report Form

Compliments & Complaints

Email universitypolice@northwestern.edu


Parking Office

  • For parking on the Evanston Campus, contact Evanston Campus Parking Services: 847.491.3319
  • For parking on the Chicago Campus, contact University Services: 312.503.1103


  • Check out the recently published Northwestern University Annual Security Reports for the Chicago, Evanston, Miami, Qatar & Washington, DC campuses.
  • Theft is the number 1 crime on campus. Be property proactive!
  • Be sure to view this month's RAP Sheet for Crime and Crime Prevention information. To subscribe, click here.

Compliments & Complaints

University Police is committed to providing high quality police and public safety services to our community. Let us know how we're doing.

We encourage your constructive and appreciative comments to help us improve our performance.