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Northwestern Center for Public Safety

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Welcome to the Center for Public Safety

Northwestern University Center for Public Safety (NUCPS) offers internationally respected courses and programs for police, traffic engineers, and other public safety professionals from agencies at the local, state, and federal levels.

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Traffic Crash Investigation & Safety Engineering Courses

 Traffic Crash Investigation and Safety Engineering offers comprehensive, on-ground and online courses, from introductory crash investigation through advanced crash reconstruction and engineering courses. 

View all of our Upcoming Crash Investigation & Safety Engineering Courses and register today!

Law Enforcement Management & Leadership Courses

NUCPS Management & Leadership courses provide law enforcement professionals, from experienced agency executives  to new supervisors, the strategies and skills they need for success.

View all of our Upcoming Law Enforcement Management & Leadership courses and register today!


Deploying Procedural Justice & Police Legitimacy Strategies Webinar

April 27 - 29

Register Today! Space is Limited for Optimal Group Discussions! Join us from11am - 1pm, April 27 - 29, for this timely and critical webinar that examines and discusses the relationship between Procedural Justice and Police Legitimacy, reviews the most recent research on successfully deploying police Procedural Justice and Police Legitimacy strategies, and identifies where and how to begin deploying the strategies that are procedurally just and encourage police legitimacy. Learn more & register!


Virtual NUCPS Police Motorcycle Instructor Recertification

Our new one-hour, virtual recertification process is open for registration. Click to select your preferred time  and register today.  


Textbook and Template Purchasing

NUCPS textbooks and crash templates are available for purchase through the Northwestern University Bookstore at Simply type Crash Template or your textbook title into the search bar near the top right of the website, and it will appear in the list of results.


Transcript Requests

To order a course transcript, please click this link or contact Program Coordinator Sandra Mayfield at


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