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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 29th 2023

  • 8:10 am, Other, Location Redacted. Request for assistance - Contacted person for a check person regard a no contact order.
  • 8:19 am, Information, Location Redacted. Contacted by telephone person who reported another person has become recently upset and angry due to a UW HR problem with paid time off.
  • 1:25 pm, Check Person, Location Redacted. Checked welfare on person who hospital security reported was drunk and stumbling near the hospital entrance.
  • 1:32 pm, Check Person, Location Redacted. Contacted person for a check person.
  • 2:52 pm, Information, Navy ROTC. Contacted person who reported an individual that attempted to deliver a box unexpectedly.
  • 3:22 pm, Other, Humanities. Indecent Exposure - Contacted person for disorderly conduct actions by another person.
  • 5:35 pm, Theft/Larceny, Slichter Hall. Contacted person after a previous employee of theirs failed to return a Dell laptop and two Dell monitors, valued at $1200.
  • 7:01 pm, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, Nicholas Recreational Center. Contacted person after they suffered a head injury while playing basketball.
  • 10:36 pm, Theft/Larceny, Chadbourne Hall. Contacted person regarding on going suspicious transactions via their WiscCard at the Flamingo Market at Chadbourne Hall since 02/2023.
  • 2:11 am, Trespassing/After Hours, Extension Building. Cited suspect for UW Code unauthorized camping after they were found sleeping on the Extension building loading dock with blankets.
  • 3:08 am, Mental Health Welfare Check, Location Redacted. Contacted Emergency Room physician regarding harmful statements made by their patient.
  • 3:52 am, Warrant Served, Location Redacted. Arrested/transported/released to Dane County Jail suspect on Department of Corrections Warrant.
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