Adam Due

dueChief of Police, University Police

The Chief of Police represents the University Police Department in matters involving local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, coordinates public relations issues, and assumes direct command in crisis situations. The Chief provides overall leadership and direction to a service-oriented department which also includes a Parking Division. The Chief of Police reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs.


Educational Background

Previous Experience in Higher Education:

Chief Due served as an intern with the University Police in 1986, left to serve as a deputy sheriff until returning to the University Police Department on January 23, 1989.



School of Police Staff and Command, Northwestern Illinois Univ., 2002

FBI National Academy Graduate, Univ. of Virginia, 2001

MS in Education, Guidance & Counseling, EIU, 1992  

Police Training Institute, Univ. of Illinois, 1988

B.S. Law Enforcement Administration, WIU, 1986


Professional Involvement

Association Memberships:

International Association of Chiefs of Police

National Association of Chiefs of Police

Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police

Central Illinois Association of Law Enforcement Executives

International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators

Illinois Campus Law Enforcement Administrators

FBI National Academy Associates

Illinois Police Association

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators


Professional Leadership Positions:

Coles County Emergency 911 Board

Children's Advocacy Center of Eastern Illinois Board Member

East Central Illinois Task Force Board Member

East Central Illinois Mobile Law Enforcement Training Team Board Member


Achievements, Honors, Awards

FBI National Academy Graduate

Northwestern University Center for Public Safety SPSC Graduate

Past President EIU Police Fraternal Order of Police Lodge

Past Secretary, Treasurer, and Executive Board Member of the Illinois Police Association Kickapoo Division



Louisiana State University Weapons of Mass Destruction Instructor

RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor

Firearms Instructor

Pressure Point and Control Tactics Instructor