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Halloween Safety

Halloween is quickly approaching and the annual Freakfest celebration will be held on October 27th on State Street. There will be a… Read More

Parent Access to Emergency Notifications

As you’re likely aware, UW-Madison issues emergency notifications when serious, ongoing threats are present on campus property. These emergency alerts are called WiscAlerts – the… Read More

UWPD Launches “Off-Campus Alerts”

In an effort to keep our community more informed about emergency incidents in their vicinity, the UW-Madison Police Department is pleased to launch a pilot… Read More

UWPD to Host Town Hall Forum on October 10

You’re invited to a town hall community forum, hosted by the UW-Madison Police Department. This is a great opportunity to connect with UWPD officers to… Read More

Emergencies Happen — When They Do, Dial 911

No one ever wants to call 911, but in America, people dial 911 more than 250,000 times per day — so it’s safe to assume… Read More

Phone Scam Continues to Target Students

UWPD and other local law enforcement agencies continue to take reports about phone scams, specifically targeting international students. The caller — oftentimes identifying themselves as… Read More

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