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Community Policing 

University Police works closely with students, faculty and staff in a Community Policing Program that contributes to a reasonably safe living, learning and research environment on the Evanston and Chicago campuses. 

The Program:

  • Promotes positive interaction between University Police and the Northwestern Community
  • Increases informal police contact
  • Fosters programs to encourage the reporting of crime and suspicious activity
  • Enhances crime prevention efforts through presentations, security surveys and a variety of other programs
  • Helps identify problems within the community and is a platform to mutually develop solutions

Contact Us

In case of Emergency, Dial 911

NU Police Website

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 60611-3153
Phone: 312.503.3456 – Fax: 312.503.2101
TDD: 312.503.3999 

or dial 456 from any campus phone