Menacing Behavior

Menacing behavior is expressing or showing an intention to inflict, or threatening to inflict, harm or injury upon someone or something.

  • Emergencies: call 911. Nonemergencies call the NIU Police at 815-753-1212.
  • Have someone else call if you are unable to do so.
  • Provide the address, location and all possible details to the dispatcher.
  • Do not provoke or become involved in the disruptive behavior.
  • Do not argue, yell or joke with the individual.
  • Limit eye contact with the individual.
  • Stay out of arm’s reach of the individual.
  • Do not touch the person.
  • If the disturbance is outside and you're inside, be a good witness and remain inside and stay away from doors and windows.
  • Do not allow menacing behavior to go unreported. Alert the NIU Police Department.

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In case of emergency: Call 911

Non-emergency Phone Number: 815-753-1212

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