News from the Center for Public Safety

New NUCPS Program Guide Available!
Check out our all-new 2017 NUCPS Program Guide. Download and share!  

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 Unmanned 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.
Sign up to receive information about upcoming sUAS classes in your area. Sign up here.

Online Registration Now Open
Online Supervision of Police Personnel is open for Fall 2017.
Online School of Police Staff and Command is open for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 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 late summer and fall. See all open crash courses.

Connect & Contribute

Now is the time to (re)connect with your NUCPS Community. We love to hear from those in the family. E-mail your news and updates to nucps-alumni@northwestern.edu — and be sure to visit our new NUCPS Community page.

You can contribute to NUCPS and the public safety professional in several easy and impactful ways: