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  • UWPD Threats Suspect Arrested by Federal Authorities in Detroit

    On Friday, March 10, 2023, at the request of the University of Wisconsin Police Department (UWPD), a former UW-Madison graduate student was detained by federal law enforcement officials at the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport …

  • 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 …

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Daily Blotter

Daily Blotter for March 17th 2023

  • 7:08 am, Threat Assessment, McBurney Resource Center. Contacted Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards about person of interest arrested by MPD for DC.
  • 10:06 am, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, Location Redacted. Responded to location for a medical emergency.
  • 11:05 am, Theft/Larceny, Physical Plant. Verbally warned person for attempted theft and operating after revocation after physical plant staff observed them looking through dumpsters .
  • 12:14 pm, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, Location Redacted. Medical issue transported by MFR.
  • 12:30 pm, Check Person, 600 Block Highland Ave. Contacted person who reported a driver driving a vehicle attempted to run them over while they were taking a picture of their vehicle parked in an illegal parking stall in Lot 75.
  • 2:28 pm, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, Local Hospital. Voluntary conveyance back to local hospital emergency department.
  • 7:27 pm, Threat Assessment, Location Redacted. Contacted person via phone, and provided them TRO paperwork reference civil dispute with ex-roommate/friend.
  • 8:07 pm, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, Location Redacted. Contacted person who was found unconscious inside a bathroom, refused treatment.
  • 8:32 pm, Disorderly Conduct, UWPD. Arrested/transported/released to Dane County Jail suspect for disorderly conducted with hate crime enhancer.
  • 10:29 pm, Other, Location Redacted. Contacted persons at local hospital ER after their child ran away.
  • 12:46 am, Motor Vehicle Accident, Observatory & Walnut Street Roundabout. Contacted person after crashing into white roundabout east entry sign while operating vehicle.
  • 1:17 am, Graffiti, ECM Pedestrian Tunnel. Discovered graffiti on the north section of the west wall of the enclosed section of the ECM Pedestrian Tunnel.
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