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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

In FY 2020, University Police expenses totaled $11.2 million — 90 percent of which went to compensation and external contract staffing. The University projects UP expenses for FY 2021 to be down by 5.2 percent to $10.6 million.

Northwestern releases long-awaited NUPD budget review, details $11.2 million in expenses for FY 2020

November 17, 2020

Northwestern released a review of University Police on Monday, detailing its role on campus, budget allocations and a slight decrease in spending over the past two fiscal years. Black undergraduate...

Students led by NU Community Not Cops gathered at Fountain Square in October demanding the abolition of University Police.

Northwestern forms new Community Safety Advisory Board chaired by Prof. Clyde Yancy

November 13, 2020

Northwestern is forming a new Community Safety Advisory Board in response to recent advocacy globally and at NU to rethink policing. The board will meet monthly and Feinberg Prof. Clyde Yancy will serve...

Officers from the Northern Illinois Police Alarm System’s Mobile Field Force guard President Schapiro’s home at a recent protest. Schapiro announced updates to the University’s racial justice commitments in a Tuesday email.

President Schapiro promises UP budgetary review by Nov. 16, dialogue and change on police reform

October 27, 2020

University President Morton Schapiro gave updates on Northwestern’s commitments to efforts in support of Black lives after a week of backlash to his condemnation of student protests. In a Tuesday...

Mayor Steve Hagerty. Hagerty announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election.

Hagerty, school officials defend cops in schools in third virtual Q&A

July 20, 2020

In a Monday virtual session, Mayor Steve Hagerty and school and police officials defended the presence of Evanston police in the city’s public schools. In the third of a series of discussions regarding...

University police officers, at the protest in November against former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Students at the protest have said NUPD and EPD used force against them.

Analysis | Northwestern’s relationship with NUPD, EPD

June 24, 2020

Within the past three weeks, many protesters fighting against systemic racism have asked for a path to defunding or abolishing police departments across the nation. While some have called this position...

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