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  • UWPD Threats Suspect Arrested by Federal Authorities in Detroit

    Read Chancellor Mnookin’s statement about this and another recent threat incident » On Friday, March 10, 2023, at the request of the University of Wisconsin Police Department (UWPD), a former UW-Madison graduate student was detained …

  • 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 31st 2023

  • 9:40 pm, Assist Law Enforcement Agency, Location Redacted. Requested by Dane County SO for K9 track of missing person.
  • 4:54 am, Mental Health Welfare Check, Location Redacted. Contacted person after they were feeling vaguely suicidal following an incident where a friend had been treated at a local hospital.
  • 1:56 pm, Damage to Property, Lot 75. Contacted person regarding another person driving a vehicle who struck brick wall at 1354 on 3.30.23.
  • 3:29 pm, Other, Merit House. Contacted persons whose room window was broken on March 26th 2023 at 1:50AM.
  • 4:20 pm, Mental Health Welfare Check, Location Redacted. Transported person to local hospital for Mental Health Welfare Check as they were actively hearing voices from Jefferson County Sheriffs.
  • 8:29 pm, Theft/Larceny, Sellery Hall. Contacted person who reported some of their clothes were stolen from the basement laundry room between 13:15 and 20:15.
  • 9:57 pm, Operating While Intoxicated, E. Johnson & N Butler Streets. Arrested/transported/released to Dane County Jail suspect for OWI 1st and misdemeanor bail jumping x2.
  • 11:55 pm, Other, Langdon Street. Liquor Law False ID - Contacted person after they were seen laying on the ground being helped up by friends.
  • 12:23 am, Underage Alcohol Violation, Regent & Jefferson Streets. Cited person for UAL 1st and verbally warned for poss of fake ID after I saw them vomiting.
  • 2:24 am, Mental Health Welfare Check, Location Redacted. Contacted Physician at local hospital for duty to inform after harmful statements were made from patient who is currently in the emergency room for voluntary mental health treatment due to suicidal/homicidal ideations.
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