Department of Police and Public Safety

Safety Notifications

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The NIU Department of Police and Public Safety is comprised of 55 sworn officers and additional support staff who protect and serve our campus community 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. We do more than prevent crime, we offer resources to students, faculty, staff and community members to help you stay safe. If you can't find the information you are looking for, contact our department.

Employment Opportunities

Learn more about first-time applicants and lateral police officer transfers

Contact Us

In case of emergency: Call 911

Non-Emergency Phone Number: 815-753-1212


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