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Northwestern University Center for Public Safety (NUCPS) offers internationally respected courses and programs for law enforcement, 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

Register Now! Seats Are Available in these Upcoming Crash Investigation & Reconstruction Classes:

Course Dates Location Tuition
Adv Collision Reconstruction w/ CDR Application 11/29 - 12/3 Gurnee, IL $950
Adv Collision Reconstruction w/ CDR Application 5/23/22 - 5/28/22 Schaumburg, IL $950
Adv. Crash Reconstruction Using Human Factors Research 6/6/22 - 6/10/22 Schaumburg, IL $950
CDR Analysis & Applications 11/15 - 11/19 Gurnee, IL $950
CDR Analysis & Applications 5/16/22 - 5/20/22 Schaumburg, IL $950
CDR Operators 11/22 - 11/23 Gurnee, IL $300
CDR Operators 5/12/22 - 5/13/22 Schaumburg, IL $300
Crash Investigation 1 3/7/22 - 3/18/22 Schaumburg, IL $1200
Crash Investigation 1 Online 3/21/22 - 5/15/22 Asynchronous Online $1200
Crash Investigation 2 12/6 - 12/17 Charlotte, MI $1200
Crash Investigation 2 3/21/22 - 4/1/22 Schaumburg, IL $1200
Crash Investigation 2 Online 1/10/22 - 3/6/22 Asynchronous Online $1200
Crash Investigation 2 Online 5/23/22 - 7/17/22 Asynchronous Online $1200
Heavy Vehicle Forensic Mechanical Inspection for Collision Investigators 4/4/22 - 4/8/22 Belvidere, IL $1100
Injury Biomechanics & Traffic Crash Reconstruction 5/9/22 - 5/11/22 Schaumburg, IL $450
Traffic Crash Reconstruction 1 4/11/22 - 4/22/22 Schaumburg, IL $1250
Traffic Crash Reconstruction 1 Remote 1/31/22 - 2/25/22 Synchronous Remote Learning $1250
Traffic Crash Reconstruction 2 1/24/22 - 2/4/22 N. Aurora, IL $1250
Traffic Crash Reconstruction 2 4/25/22 - 5/6/22 Schaumburg, IL $1250
Traffic Crash Reconstruction 2 Remote 3/7/22 - 4/1/22 Synchronous Remote Learning $1250
Vehicle Dynamics 4/4/22 - 4/8/22 Schaumburg, IL $900
Vehicle Dynamics Remote 1/10/22 - 1/21/22 Synchronous Remote Learning $900
For a detailed overview and syllabus of Crash Programs click here.

discover all crash investigation & reconstruction courses!



Law Enforcement Management & Leadership Courses

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

Course Dates Location Tuition
Executive Management Program 2/28/22 - 5/6/22 Ft. Lauderdale, FL $2700
Executive Management Program 5/2/22 - 5/20/22 Elmhurst, IL $2350
Executive Management Program 8/15/22 - 9/2/22 Pewaukee, WI $2700*
School of Police Staff & Command 1/3/22 - 5/13/22 Troy, MI $4400
School of Police Staff & Command 1/10/22 - 3/25/22 Lincolnshire, IL $4100
School of Police Staff & Command 1/10/22 - 3/18/22 River Falls, WI $4500
School of Police Staff & Command 1/10/22 - 3/25/22 Nampa, ID $4750
School of Police Staff & Command 1/24/22 - 4/8/22 Pewaukee, WI $4400*
School of Police Staff & Command 1/24/22 - 5/7/22 Philadelphia, PA $4300
School of Police Staff & Command 2/7/22 - 6/10/22 Henderson, NV $4600
School of Police Staff & Command 2/14/22 - 6/24/22 Golden, CO $4600
School of Police Staff & Command 2/21/22 - 4/29/22 Hershey, PA $4300
School of Police Staff & Command 2/28/22 - 5/20/22 Oregon, IL $4300
School of Police Staff & Command 4/11/22 - 7/1/22 Hutto, TX $4600
Sch of Police Staff & Command Online 5/2/22 - 9/18/22 Asynchronous Online $4000
Sch of Police Staff & Command Online 6/6/22 - 11/6/22 Asynchronous Online $4000
Supervision of Police Personnel 1/24/22 - 2/4/22 Naperville, IL $1000
Supervision of Police Personnel 1/31/22 - 2/11/22 Centennial, CO $1050
Supervision of Police Personnel  3/7/22 - 3/18/22 Fargo, ND $1000
Supervision of Police Personnel 3/28/22 - 4/8/22 Tacoma, WA $1000
Supervision of Police Personnel Online 1/10/22 - 3/3/22 Asynchronous Online $1000
Supervision of Police Personnel Online 3/7/22 - 5/1/22 Asynchronous Online $1000

* Please register via host, Waukesha County Technical College. Lisa M. Kumbier, Training Director,
LKumbier@wctc.edu, (262)691-5403

Learn more about OUR LAW ENFORCEMENT MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP COURSES!


Police Motorcycle Program Updates

Police Motorcycle Instructors Training & Recertification will be live, on-ground in Florence, TX!

 Please note: Motorcycles are no longer provided. Students must bring their own motorcycle to class.

  • Police Motorcycle Instructor Training: PT-PMIT112921-FLO.TX | Course Dates: Nov. 29 - Dec. 17 | Tuition: $2,100 | Location: Texas Department of Public Safety Tactical Training Facility, Florence, TX
  • On-Ground Police Motorcycle Instructor Recertification: PT-PMIR120921-FLO.TX | Course Date: Dec. 9 | Tuition: $350 | Location: Texas Department of Public Safety Tactical Training Facility, Florence, TX
  • In concurrence with these on-ground courses, the Texas DPS will conduct a Basic Police Motorcycle Operator course that is based on the Northwestern University motorcycle training program. The course is being offered free of charge, but participating agencies are responsible for providing a police-package motorcycle for their students.
    Course Dates: Dec. 6 - 17 | Tuition: Free | Location: Texas Department of Public Safety Tactical Training Facility, Florence, TX. To register: Please contact Sergeant Nathan D. Fox (512-917-5657 or Nathan.fox@dps.texas.gov).

Virtual Police Motorcycle Instructor Recertification appointments are available in October!


 

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NUCPS course hosts are vital to our ability to offer on-ground classes at locations throughout the U.S. With no out-of-pocket costs to the host agency, NUCPS works to ensure that hosting a course is as easy and successful as possible. 

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