The Benedictine University at Springfield Police Department is committed to providing a high quality of service and shall maintain the highest standards of personal integrity and ethics.

We hope your time here at Benedictine University is safe and productive. We are here to assist and protect the students, faculty, staff and guests of the University.

Weather and Emergency Notifications

The BenAlert emergency notification system enables students, faculty and staff to receive alerts and notifications within minutes by phone, text and/or e-mail messages regarding emergency situations affecting Benedictine University.

Learn more about BenAlert

Silent Witness

You may see a crime on campus or want to report a misdeed, but don't want to be involved or wish to remain anonymous. Here's your chance!

Be civically responsible and report: Crimes, Misdeeds, Parking Complaints, Traffic Complaints, Other issues, or Comments / Suggestions.

Campus Police

George Judd, Chief of Police
(217) 717-9251

Non-Emergencies
(217) 280-0020

For immediate medical, fire or police emergencies, dial 911.

An emergency “blue light” station is located at the 6th Street & Keys Avenue parking lot. You may report emergencies or request non-emergency Campus Police services by speaking directly to an officer.