UWPD News & Incident Reports

For general media inquiries, please contact Marc Lovicott, Executive Director of Communications, at 608-263-2333 or marc.lovicott@wisc.edu. After regular business hours, contact UWPD dispatch at 608-264-2677.

Daily Blotter

Daily Blotter for July 12th 2024

  • 7:18 am, Follow-up, Dayton Street. Contacted/Cited/Arrested/Transported/Released to Dane County Jail suspect for the theft of an Electric Bicycle on 03/02/2024.
  • 8:37 am, Check Person, Location Redacted. Contacted person experiencing mental health crisis.
  • 12:44 pm, Information, Local Hospital. Contacted person for information about a former employee and experiencing discomfort while person was present.
  • 5:44 pm, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, Memorial Union. Contacted and transported person to detox.
  • 6:28 pm, Found Property, UWPD. Ride along from this morning had Uber driver drop off their airpods at PD.
  • 2:05 am, Assist Law Enforcement Agency, Whiskey Jacks. Assisted MPD with resistive subject after they were detained and kicking MPD officers.
  • 3:16 am, Operating While Intoxicated, University Ave & University Bay Drive. Contacted/Cited/Arrested/Released to Responsible Party person for OWI 1st, PAC 1st, and speeding (reason for stop, 41MPH IN A 25MPH zone).
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    OK, it happened. Despite your best efforts to secure your bike (or maybe not: tsk tsk), it’s been stolen. Now what? What can you do to improve your chance of getting it back, and/or catching the person(s) responsible?

    April 17, 2024
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