News from the Center for Public Safety

NUCPS Program Guide Available!
Check out our NUCPS Program Guide. Download and share!  

NUCPS Scholarship Applications Now Available!

Applications for our partial scholarships are now available for download. Applications will be accepted on a first-come / first-served basis beginning Jan. 3, 2018. Learn more

NUCPS Global Programming

Northwestern University Center for Public Safety continues to expand and enhance our global reach and engage with public safety partners abroad. Learn more about our Global Programming.

The Virtual Autopsy: Examining the Forensic Future

With advancements in 3D imaging and software, the traditional forensic autopsy has been poised for a sea change that – in many cases – may eliminate the need for even a scalpel while helping professionals finish writing the final chapter in the lives of those whose lives ended in trauma. Read the full story >>

5 NUCPS Program Graduates Featured in the 2017 IACP 40 Under 40

The September 2017 issue of Police Chief Magazine features recipients of the IACP's annual 40 Under 40. The award recognizes law enforcement leaders from around the world for their leadership and contributions to their agencies and communities. This year, 5 members of this list of honorees are graduates of a NUCPS program.
Read their profiles >>


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.

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 and register now! See all open crash courses.

Connect & Contribute

Connect with the NUCPS Community. You can contribute to NUCPS and the public safety profession in several easy and impactful ways: