Police Officer

Police Officers (PO) hold highly visible positions within the department. PO’s are sworn personnel, certified by the State of Wisconsin, and formally trained to provide a wide range of law enforcement and related services. PO’s serve in a traditional patrol capacity or within one of a number of specialty units within the department, including but not limited to detectives, community officers, K-9 and campus infrastructure security (i.e. cameras, building access). No matter the assignment, whether on patrol in the middle of the night or during a Badger football game, PO’s are expected to understand the seriousness of their roles by consistently upholding the UWPD’s values in carrying out their duties in a professional and conscientious manner.

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