News from the Center for Public Safety

Completely Revised & Expanded Pedestrian/Bicycle Crash Reconstruction
We've completely revised and updated our earlier popular pedestrian crash reconstruction course to incorporate bicycle-vehicle accidents and investigating pedestrian crashes in an era of distracted driving. Register now for an upcoming course.

Combat the Effects of Shift Work on Your Health
Job stress and shift work impact the health of all officers in general, but those who work night and afternoon shifts are affected at much higher rates and are much more susceptible to chronic fatigue. Over time, stress and fatigue may cause significant health problems. Read more.

Faster Crash Investigations with Unmaned Aircraft Systems
The use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), better known as drones, is transforming the way we investigate and reconstruct traffic crashes. NUCPS will run a series of courses on crash investigation and reconstruction with sUAS in Illinois and New Jersey. Classes filling fast. See more.

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New Two-Day Police-Community Partnerships Course Coming to Colorado in April and Michigan in May
Based on our popular Prevent Community Crisis Workshop, our new two-day course on police-community partnerships present practical strategies for addressing implicit bias and procedural justice. See more.

Watch excerpts from the April Preventing Community Crisis workshop on our YouTube channel. Watch videos.

Two Northwestern Center for Public Safety Alumni Make the IACP's "40 Under 40" List
The IACP recognizes Trooper Deborah Huff and Assistant Chief of Police Jesse Wellen for their leadership and service to the community. See more.

Find Out What It's Like to Take our Online Courses Are you considering one of our online courses? Get the real story about our unique online experience from SPSC graduate Chief Dale Call. Read the Chief's speech.

Online Supervision of Police Personnel frontline supervisor training classes and online School of Police Staff and Command classes are now open for registration.

Updated Crash Investigation Courses Now Open for Registration
We've updated Crash 1 and Crash 2 and added more advanced courses on crash data retrieval. Plan ahead for fall and winter. See all open crash courses.

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