News & Events

  • 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 …

  • 2020 UWPD Awards Announced

    In a virtual ceremony on May 14, 2021, 48 members of the UW-Madison Police Department, the UW-Madison campus, and the general public were presented with awards for their extraordinary service to the UW-Madison community. These …

  • New Access Control System Coming to UW-Madison Campus 

    If you use a Wiscard to access buildings on campus, a new and improved system will soon be replacing our outdated access control system. It’s the first major overhaul of the system in nearly 16 years. Later …

  • Severe Weather Awareness Week: April 12-16, 2021

    April 12-06, 2021 is Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin. It’s a great time to review your plans in the event severe weather strikes. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), Wisconsin averages 23 …

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