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 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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UWPD News

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    By: Sgt. Jake Lepper This certainly wasn’t my favorite thing to write. Many of you will probably wonder why I wrote it at all. I can promise you I would not have taken the time …

    October 14, 2023
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