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Northwestern University Center for Public Safety

Welcome to the Center for Public Safety

With thousands of former students successfully engaged in law enforcement and traffic safety careers around the globe, NUCPS has earned the reputation as the world leader in law enforcement professional development and education. We conduct classes and research projects throughout the United States and North America as well as in the Middle East, Asia, South America, and Africa.

Find a Class!

Northwestern Center for Public SafetyView all upcoming NUCPS courses and register. Click on the "Dates" column header to sort courses in date order. You can also browse by subject matter:

Crash Investigation and Reconstruction
Crime Scene and Forensic Science
Executive Management Program
Police Motorcycle
Police Training
Preventing Community Crisis
School of Police Staff and Command
sUAS (Drones) for Traffic Safety Curriculum
Supervision of Police Personnel
Transportation Engineering

Download a copy of our NUCPS Program Guide. Download and share!  

The Key

The Quarterly Journal of the Northwestern Center for Public Safety

Just released! The Key, Issue 6, May 2018! Choose to read each article individually online -- or download the PDF version .

This quarter's issue offers feature articles in Traffic Engineering & Crash Investigation, Forensics, the law enforcement industry, and Police Motorcycle Units, as well as important news from Northwestern Center for Public Safety. Our scrollable and printable PDF features all of this PLUS contributor information, extra infographics, and more artwork. 

The NUCPS Community

Contribute to the NUCPS Family

Become an active part of your  NUCPS Community.The NUCPS Community extends beyond the sum of our courses and programs. Together, our faculty, staff, program graduates, and current students create a powerful community of leading public safety professionals. Learn about how you can get involved! 


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