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.
The Northern Kentucky University Police is a full-service police agency, providing all services you would expect from a typical municipal police department.
Theft offenses, including burglary. Burglary can be as simple as entering an unlocked residence hall that is not yours. Most thefts and burglaries involved unlocked residence hall doors, academic office doors, unlocked vehicles, and unattended valuables. Students, faculty, and staff are reminded how important it is to keep doors locked and avoid leaving valuables unattended.
Sexual assault is an unfortunate reality at NKU and on campuses nationwide. Our Web site provides the latest statistics, but since sexual assault is such an underreported crime, statistics alone can not provide an accurate picture.