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  • Kohl Center Shelter in Place Tuesday Evening

    On Tuesday evening near the conclusion of the UW Men’s Basketball game at the Kohl Center, the City of Madison Police Department made a request that fans inside the Kohl Center shelter in place as …

  • UPDATE: UWPD & MPD Locate Missing Student

    ​11/22/22 UPDATE: after receiving a tip from a community member, UWPD and MPD were able to locate Xun and he is safe. We thank the community for their assistance and their support. Read this message …

  • UWPD Investigating Extensive Graffiti Damage on Campus

    Early Monday, October 24, 2022, the UW-Madison Police Department received reports of graffiti outside the Memorial Union and at the adjacent Alumni Park. Through our investigation, we’ve determined the extensive damage was caused by two …

  • Madison Man Arrested for Outstanding Felony Warrants, Resisting

    On Thursday, October 20, 2022 at approximately 1:25 p.m., UWPD officers responded to Lot 46 (Southeast Campus Ramp on Lake Street) for a report of a suspicious person looking into vehicles. The subject – later …

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Daily Blotter

Daily Blotter for January 27th 2023

  • 1:03 pm, Information, Location Redacted. Contacted person after they came in to the police department to report their former roommate was posting photographs of them on social media.
  • 1:43 pm, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, HC White. Person transported by MFR to Meriter Hospital for low blood pressure and fainting.
  • 4:36 pm, Alarm, Location Redacted. Forced Door Alarm.
  • 5:44 pm, Motor Vehicle Accident, Lot 75. Contacted person for a 2 vehicle car crash in Lot 75.
  • 1:00 am, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, Witte Hall. Cited person for UAL 1st and UW Code Obstruction after they were found by housefellows on the 7th floor in Witte hall, passed out in the hallway.
  • 1:31 am, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, Regent & N Charter Streets. Contacted/transported to detox person being carried entirely by two individuals on Regent St.
  • 1:49 am, Check Person, Grainger Hall. Cited suspect for camping in lot 7.
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Equity Dashboard

After more than a year of community meetings, listening to concerns, and collecting feedback, the UW–Madison Police Department is embarking on a one-of-a-kind approach to sharing key data with a focus on racial equity.

The UWPD Equity Dashboard is the result of a collaboration with community members and stakeholders to develop a unique and powerful tool that promotes transparency and provides a set of success metrics that speak directly to the UWPD’s commitment to equity in policing.

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