Bio: Alex E. Stein, PSP

Northwestern University Police Department

  • Joined the Northwestern University Police Department on January 8, 1990 and obtained Law Enforcement Certification at the Chicago Police Academy in December of 1990. Served as a patrol officer and Field Training Officer for sixteen years before being assigned to position of a CPTED Officer/Crime Prevention Specialist.


  • Collaborate with business partners and department leaders on proposed developments and renovation projects by identifying risks and offering solutions through physical security improvements.
  • Completed hundreds of formal and informal physical security surveys and assessments of academic and administrative buildings, offices, executive homes, schools, departments, parking garages, libraries, financial institutions, art galleries/museums, sport venues, and houses of worship.
  • Delivered over 800 crime prevention and personal safety/security presentations to faculty, staff, and students on the Evanston and Chicago campuses.
  • Built organizational relationships between the Northwestern University Police Department and campus partners such as Office of the President, Office of Sustainability, Associated Student Government, NU Facilities – Planning and Construction, NU Facilities – Trade Shops, Hillel at Northwestern, Garrett Seminary and the City of Evanston.
  • Provided Executive Protection for three University Presidents during their tenure, as well as numerous visiting dignitaries and celebrities.
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