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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 12th 2024

  • 8:41 am, Damage to Property, Lot 46. Contacted person who was reporting damage in elevator #2 in Lot 46 where a spring was damaged to keep the elevator car opened.
  • 10:26 am, Information, Local Hospital. Contacted person who reported another person violated a TRO at local hospital, but determined no TRO violation at this time.
  • 2:53 pm, Other, Local Hospital. Request For Assistance - Contacted by Hospital Security regarding visitor who was making political statements in the hospital and made a derogatory statement about a staff member's weight.
  • 4:01 pm, Motor Vehicle Accident, Bakke Recreation Center. Contacted persons regarding a two-vehicle crash.
  • 4:08 pm, Found Property, Gordon Commons. Pulled in error by Dispatch.
  • 4:09 pm, Threat Assessment, Location Redacted. Spoke to person regarding a harassing voice mail he received on their personal cell phone.
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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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