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University Police

The Purdue University Northwest Police Department operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide security for our campuses.

Hammond Campus Police Building

Contact Us

Hammond Campus

Emergency: 911 or (219) 989-2222

Non-Emergency: (219) 989-2220

Anonymous Tip Line: (219) 989-2912

Westville Campus

Emergency: 911 or (219) 989-2222

Non-Emergency: (219) 785-5220

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PNW Police Officers pose together during the 2022 Cookout with a Cop event

About Us

Our officers graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and continue training with the Public Safety Council of Northwest Indiana.

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From safety training to vehicle services, explore the resources available through PNW police.

Members of PNW's Community Emergency Response Team

PNW Community Emergency Response Team Training

PNW Public Safety and Lake County Homeland Security will be hosting a free, three-day Community Emergency Response Team (CERTS) training course. The CERT program allows participants the opportunity to learn hands-on disaster response techniques and lifesaving skills to utilize in your own homes and neighborhoods.

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