Be Bright on Your Bike

By: Community Officer Erik Pearce The UW-Madison Police Department wants you to “Be Bright” on your bike at night.    Did you know: all cyclists must have a white front light visible from at least …

Where Am I?

By: Officer Jeff Kirchman Whether we use a street address, business name, or some other identifiable locator, it’s not hard describing our location — most of us know where we are. And that’s critically important …

Preventing Bike Thefts

Bicycle thefts are an unfortunate and ongoing issue on the UW campus and in downtown Madison.  Each year, we take numerous bicycle theft calls. Bicycles are stolen for of a number of reasons – for …

2021 UWPD Awards Announced

On April 13, 2022 — in our first in-person ceremony in two years — 45 members of the UW-Madison Police Department, the UW-Madison campus, and the general public were presented with awards for their extraordinary …