Campus Police

Welcome to Benedictine University. The Benedictine University 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. The Benedictine University Police Department is here to assist you and protect the students, faculty/staff and guests of the University.

We wish you luck in your educational endeavors and hope to see you at graduation.


Emergency Response and Recovery Plan (PDF)

Campus Violence Prevention Plan

Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Reports  -
Clery Act (PDF)

Notification Policy for Missing Students Who Reside On-Campus

Counseling and Student Assistance 

Weather Notifications


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


To request Campus Police services (217) 280-0020:

  • protection of persons and property
  • traffic/parking control and enforcement
  • vehicle accident reports (on campus property)
  • fire/hazard inspection
  • severe weather warning
  • monitor fire and security alarms
  • lock and unlock of classrooms/offices
  • criminal investigations
  • highly visible patrol in vehicles and on foot
  • safety education and awareness programs
  • escorts service anywhere on campus
  • motorist assistance (lock-outs and jump starts)

Emergency “blue light” stations are located at the 6th Street & Keys Avenue parking lot and in the center of the Dockson Plaza residence hall. You may report emergencies or request non-emergency Campus Police services, by speaking directly to an officer.

Campus Police

George Judd, Chief of Police


Call 911 for all life-threatening emergencies

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.

Anonymous Report