Our mission is to provide a professional law enforcement and service function to the University Community.
The Police Department lobby will be temporarily be closed to walk-ins for the remainder of the "Stay at home" order. Police officers continue to be on duty 24 hours a day and can be contacted for non-emergency matters by calling 217-581-3212 or 911 for emergencies. Police Administration can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org and Records can be contacted at email@example.com.
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.