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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

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 covering Leadership & Management, Transportaiton Engineering, Crash Investigation, Forensics, Police Motorcycle, and news from NUCPS. Our scrollable, printable PDF features all of the online content PLUS contributor information, extra infographics, upcoming courses, and additional artwork. 

RSVP for the NUCPS 2018 Reception in Orlando

Join Us on Oct. 7 at Maggiano's Orlando!

Join us from 5:30pm through 7:30pm, on Sunday, October 7, at Maggiano's Little Italy, Orlando, and connect with fellow NUCPS course graduates, staff, and instructors from across the US and from around the world. Learn more and reserve your free tickets at Eventbrite.
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