Welcome from the Indiana University Northwest Police

The Indiana University Police Department – Northwest (IUPD-NW) serves and protects the campus community and its students, faculty, staff, visitors, and neighbors. IUPD-NW services include: emergency response; campus patrol, including bike patrols; security escort; event security; fire alarm monitoring; and much more. IUPD-NW is a 24-hour department of sworn police officers.   

IUPD-NW understands and appreciates its responsibility to provide a safe and secure learning environment. But campus safety is everyone’s responsibility, and we ask that all members of the campus community practice common-sense precautions that minimize your risk of becoming a victim of accidents or crime. 

IU Northwest participates in the “If You See Something, Say Something ™” national safety program.

  • Be alert, and always trust your instincts.
  • Avoid walking alone at night.
  • Park your car in well-lit areas and keep it locked.
  • Do not leave purses, cell phones, computers, or other valuables in your vehicle or unattended in unlocked offices. 
  • If you must work or study alone in an isolated area, lock the doors and tell a friend or the police department where you are and when you plan to leave.
  • Do not be afraid to be impolite or make a scene if you feel threatened; this is especially important if someone you know threatens or attacks you.
  • Promptly report: Crime, Suspicious activity, Obscene, annoying, or harassing calls or emails, Security-related maintenance problems
  • When using personal or campus computers, observe the following Internet precautions: Check settings, Passcode lock your devices, Be cautious when using unsecured WiFi

Office Hours

24 hours a day
7 days a week
365 days a year

Email Address

Phone Number

(219) 980‑6501

Fax Number

(219) 981‑6506

Mailing Address

University Police
IU Northwest
3400 Broadway
Moraine Student Center, Room 116
Gary, Indiana 46408

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