We know you're concerned about your safety while being away from home. And your parents worry about you when you are on your own. But you can rest assured that we're committed to maintaining a safe and healthy campus for our students. From late night transportation services to self-defense classes, your safety is our focus.
Our campus and the surrounding area is patrolled 24/7 by the NIU Police Department, consisting of over 50 officers who have advanced law enforcement and medical training. If you are visiting campus for a day or staying for four years, we invite you to stop into the Department of Police and Public Safety to meet our officers and find out how we are keeping you safe.
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NIU Safety News
Rash of false police reports being fielded by DeKalb, NIU Police
Daily Chronicle, October 19, 2015
NIU Safety Bulletins An Increase Of Perception, Not Crime
Northern Public Radio, Sept. 20, 2015
NIU, DeKalb Police Focus On Connecting Communities
Northern Public Radio, June 2, 2015
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