Welcome to EIU Police



Contact Us

Eastern Illinois University Police Department
7th & Grant
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-5416 - parking
(217) 581-3213 -office
(217) 581-3212 -dispatch

Email: police@eiu.edu

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a professional law enforcement and service function to the University Community. Preserving the peace, protecting life and property, preventing crime, apprehending criminals and recovering lost and stolen property. We believe in enforcing in a fair and impartial manner the laws of the State of Illinois and the federal code of the United States, as well as the enforcement of the University rules and regulations. To respect and protect the rights of individuals and perform police duties with honesty, zeal, courage, discretion, fidelity, and sound judgment. To actively pursue proactive crime prevention processes to reduce one's vulnerability to crime.