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  • Suspect Arrested Following Alleged Road Rage Incident

    On Thursday, June 15, 2023 at approximately 2:15pm, the UW-Madison Police Department received a 911 call from a motorist who reported that someone in another vehicle had pointed a gun at them and their passenger …

  • UWPD Investigating Arson at Sterling Hall

    On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at approximately 10:15pm, UWPD officers responded to Sterling Hall for a report of smoke coming from two separate rooms on the first floor. Officers arrived and found the remnants of …

  • UWPD Threats Suspect Arrested by Federal Authorities in Detroit

    Read Chancellor Mnookin’s statement about this and another recent threat incident » On Friday, March 10, 2023, at the request of the University of Wisconsin Police Department (UWPD), a former UW-Madison graduate student was detained …

  • Kohl Center Shelter in Place Tuesday Evening

    On Tuesday evening near the conclusion of the UW Men’s Basketball game at the Kohl Center, the City of Madison Police Department made a request that fans inside the Kohl Center shelter in place as …

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Daily Blotter

Daily Blotter for December 1st 2023

  • 12:36 pm, Burglary, SMI. Contacted person who reported a microwave, mini fridge, chair, and totes taken from their locked office sometime between 11/5/23 and 11/29/23. Items located by Building Manager, no further action.
  • 4:21 pm, Information, McBurney Resource Center. Received mandatory report (EO54) from the department of admissions.
  • 4:43 pm, Theft/Larceny, Red Gym. Contacted person who reported their Diamondback Mason bicycle ($1000) was taken without their permission from the west side bike racks by the Red Gym.
  • 8:50 pm, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, Local hospital. Contacted person after they left local hospital due to the extended wait time.
  • 2:04 am, Underage Alcohol Violation, Residence Hall. Contacted person after a housefellow reported them incapacitated in their bed.
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Equity Dashboard

After more than a year of community meetings, listening to concerns, and collecting feedback, the UW–Madison Police Department is embarking on a one-of-a-kind approach to sharing key data with a focus on racial equity.

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