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  • UWPD Investigating Weekend Assault

    On Monday, March 4, 2024, two UW-Madison students reported they were assaulted by strangers on Sunday evening at approximately 8:30 p.m. as they were walking near the intersection of Linden Drive and Babcock Drive. The …

  • UWPD, MFD Ice Rescue

    Just before 2:00 a.m. on Friday, February 23, 2024, UWPD officers and the City of Madison Fire Department responded to the shores of Lake Mendota, near the Alumni House, for a report of three UW …

  • UWPD Investigating Weekend Sexual Assault

    Content warning: references to sexual violence, criminal violence, and/or other possible traumatic experiences are included in this Crime Warning On Monday, February 5, 2024, a sexual assault was reported to the UW-Madison Police Department. The …

  • Suspect Arrested Following Alleged Road Rage Incident

    On Thursday, June 15, 2023 at approximately 2:15pm, the UW-Madison Police Department received a 911 call from a motorist who reported that someone in another vehicle had pointed a gun at them and their passenger …

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Daily Blotter

Daily Blotter for April 23rd 2024

  • 7:11 am, Drug Violation, Residence Hall. Contact made with person, verbally warned for possession of fake ID, and ingesting alcohol and mixing with a lot of Delta 8 gummies.
  • 8:12 am, Assist Law Enforcement Agency, S. Park Street. Assisted MPD while they made contact with person armed with an axe, subject detained by MPD without force being used and UWPD was no longer needed.
  • 10:09 am, Alarm, Location Redacted. Contacted person after door alarm accidentally set off while entering room.
  • 2:41 pm, Emergency Detention, Local Hospital. Person placed into protective custody for the purpose of an Emergency Detention for transport to WMHI.
  • 6:32 pm, Theft/Larceny, Residence Hall. Contacted person who reported their pink blanket being stolen from the laundry.
  • 10:30 pm, Mental Health Welfare Check, Residence Hall. Contacted person for a mental health welfare check after persons reported continuing odd behavior throughout day and into the night.
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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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