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Crime Prevention


University Police are responsible for law enforcement, crime prevention, and emergency services for Northern Kentucky  University. Services are provided on a 24-hour basis to students, faculty and staff, as well as visitors to NKU.

Here, you can find helpful information about how to stay safe, prevent crimes, and recover should you be the victim of a crime. We provide information on common campus concerns, technological safety issues, and sex offenders.

You can provide us with crime tips and request an escort from a police officer.

The information included here is provided by the University Police to foster a teamwork relationship between the Department and the people we serve. Working together, we can ensure a safe and secure working, research and teaching environment here at NKU.


Frequently Asked Questions about Safety at NKU

  • Crime Victims

    Find more information about navigating the process with University Police if you are the victim of a crime and how to deal with the aftermath of a victimization.

  • Crime Tips

    Submit crime times to University Police.

  • Common Concerns

    Find more information about common concerns and frequently asked questions about safety and security.

  • Technological Concerns

    Find more information about technological concerns, including identity theft, laptop security, cell phones, and internet fraud.

  • Safety Escort

    Find more information about the University Police Department escort service on campus.