Department of Police and Public Safety

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Due to COVID-19 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) social distancing guidance, the Department of Police and Public Safety will be taking phone reports for all non-emergencies. All requests for non-emergency police and public safety services should be directed to 815-753-1212.

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.

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In case of emergency: Call 911

Non-Emergency Phone Number: 815-753-1212


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