Report a Crime
NIU Police Department
Report crimes that occur on NIU's campus to the NIU Department of Police and Public Safety.
- Call the NIU Police for non-emergency service at 815-753-1212
- Visit the department at 395 Wirtz Drive, DeKalb, IL 60115
DeKalb Police Department
Report crimes that occur within the city of DeKalb to the DeKalb Police Department.
- Call the DeKalb Police for non-emergency service at 815-748-8400
- Visit the department at 700 West Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office
Report crimes that occur outside of the city of DeKalb to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.
- Call the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office for non-emergency service at 815-895-2155
- Visit the department at 150 North Main Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Illinois State Police
The Illinois State Police patrol the entire state and divide the state into various districts. NIU is in ISP district 2, which serves the following counties: DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Lake, and McHenry. However, if you have an issue that occurred on a highway, you want to contact district 15 (information below).
- Call ISP District 2 for non-emergency service in the area at (847) 931-2405
- Visit the headquarters at 777 S. State Street, Elgin, IL 60123
- Call ISP District 15 for non-emergency service on a highway at (630) 241-6800 ext. 5030
- Visit the headquarters at 2700 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515
If you are not certain which agency to contact, just call us.