UW-Madison Police Department




uwpolice@mhub.uwpd.wisc.edu -- Police Email
routesecurity@mhub.uwpd.wisc.edu -- Security Email

911 -- Emergency
(608) 264-2677 (COPS) -- Non-Emergency

Emergency Dispatch: 24 hours day/7 days a week

For Hours of Operation, See Website

(608) 262-9768

1429 Monroe St
Madison, WI 53711

The mission of University Police is to promote the safety and security of all persons who come in contact with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, its facilities and services.

To contact UW-Madison Police to file a police report, speak with an officer, or for other general inquiries, call our dispatch center at (608) 264-2677. We do NOT currently offer online reporting — do not email, please call!

  • Provides complete law enforcement services
  • Enforces all state laws and Administrative Codes and are deputized by the Dane County Sheriff
  • Provides services that a traditional police department would provide, and also includes a mountain bike patrol, motorcycle patrol, detective bureau, Crime Prevention Unit,training unit, mounted patrol, and participates in the Dane County Narcotics & GangTask Force.

Will provide information when flags on campus are flying at half-mast.

UWPD also publishes a monthly newsletter, 'Badger Beat,' available through the web site or by email subscription.

Badger Watch offers one-hour, basic safety-awareness presentations for its volunteers, as well as advanced safety-training courses. The program also reaches out to the campus community on Facebook, where volunteers can network and share information on crime prevention. Each year, the police department also sponsors a free all-day Badger Watch safety conference that is open to the campus community.

Visit the website for tips on crime prevention.

FAQs: https://uwpd.wisc.edu/faqs/