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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, Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety (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
School of Police Staff and Command
sUAS (Drones) for Traffic Safety
Supervision of Police Personnel
Transportation Engineering

Download a schedule of our Upcoming 2018 - 19 Fall / Early Winter Courses!

The Key

The Journal of the Northwestern Center for Public Safety

The Key, Issue 7, Sept/Oct 2018 features articles covering Leadership & Management, Transportation Engineering, Forensic Photography, and more.  Contributors include such industry experts as Don Ostermeyer, Rick Peterson, and Robert Seyfried. Read online >>

Our scrollable, printable PDF edition features all of the online content but designed for offline reading. 

RSVP by Sept 30 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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