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Welcome to the Center for Public SafetyNorthwestern 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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Register Now! Seats Are Available in these Upcoming Crash Investigation & Reconstruction Classes:
|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|
NUCPS Management & Leadership courses provide law enforcement professionals —from agency executives to new supervisors — with the strategies and skills they need for success.
|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,
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.email@example.com).
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.