News & Events

  • Winter Readiness

    On average, 60 people are killed and 6,000 are injured in Wisconsin each winter in accidents when roads are covered in ice, snow, and slush. It’s important for all of us to prepare for the …

  • Prevent Bike Thefts on Campus

    Bicycle thefts are an unfortunate and ongoing issue that UWPD has dealt with over the years. Each year we take numerous bicycle theft calls — this year in particular, we’ve seen a significant increase in …

  • UWPD, UHS Mental Health Services Partner to Help Students in Crisis

    Beginning Oct. 4, there will be an additional resource responding with university police to 911 calls on campus about students experiencing a mental health crisis: Two trained mental health professionals from University Health Services (UHS). The mental health professionals’ …

  • Suspects Arrested Following Residential Burglary

    Early this morning, September 9, 2021, at around 5:30 a.m., two suspects entered an unlocked apartment in the University Apartments community with the intent to steal property. The resident called 911 – the UW-Madison Police …

  • Online Scams: Don’t Become a Victim

    “I have a lucrative job opportunity for you! I’d like to pay you $500 a week to be my personal assistant.” Does this sound familiar? With the return of students and staff to campus, we …

  • A Welcome and Safety Message from UWPD Chief Kristen Roman

    August 31, 2021 Dear Badgers, On behalf of the UW-Madison Police Department (UWPD), welcome to the Badger Community! And if you’re a returning Badger, welcome back! As a UW alum and former member of the …

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Media Inquiries & Communications

For general media inquiries, please contact Public Information Officer Marc Lovicott at 608-263-2333 or by emailing him at marc.lovicott@wisc.edu. After regular business hours, contact UWPD dispatch at 608-264-2677.