The University of Illinois Police Student Patrol is made up of students who are employed and trained by members of the University of Illinois Police. Student Patrol officers provide an additional patrol presence during the evening and early morning hours. They carry police radios and can notify the police should they see anything suspicious. Student Patrol officers have been instrumental in preventing numerous criminal acts and apprehending offenders in crimes such as armed robbery and burglary.
In addition, Student Patrol officers provide valuable services to both the police and the university community. These services include:
On school nights during the fall and spring semesters, the normal hours of operation for Student Patrol are:
You may apply for employment on the Student Patrol program by clicking here. For further information regarding employment opportunities with the University of Illinois Police Student Patrol, please contact the Student Patrol Coordinator, Ryan Johnson, by email at email@example.com or by calling 217-333-1216.
SafeWalks is a courtesy service provided to University of Illinois students, faculty, or staff, so that they do not have to walk alone within the campus area. People who are interested in a SafeWalk should contact the University of Illinois Police Student Patrol during their operating hours (***9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., Sunday through Wednesday and ***9 p.m. to 3 a.m., Thursday, Friday or Saturday). Please give at least 15 minutes notice for the SafeWalk.
***With Standard time starting on November 4, SafeWalks will have limited service between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Contact numbers: 217-333-1216 or press an emergency phone button and wait for the dispatcher.