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Our Mission

The Department of Safety & Security serves a vibrant and diverse university community of about 31,000 faculty, staff, and students, as well as thousands of daily visitors on the Evanston and Chicago campuses—around the clock, every day of the year. We are committed to a collaborative and transparent approach to campus safety that engenders the highest level of respectful engagement and equitable services to all, so learning and research can continue to thrive at Northwestern.

The following units report to Bruce A. Lewis, Senior Associate Vice President for Safety & Security and Chief of Police: