UW Police Department

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department, under the leadership of Chief of Police and Associate Vice Chancellor Kristen Roman, is dedicated to the safety and well-being of the UW-Madison community and all who make the campus and its immediate surroundings part of their lives.

UW Police Department badgeThe UW-Madison Police Department prides itself on its community policing philosophy. They use community feedback, self-assessment, and innovative practices to provide leadership in solving campus problems. The force protects public safety in many ways and serves its mission with, among other resources, patrol officers, a Detective Bureau, K-9 Unit, Bicycle Unit, Mounted Patrol Unit, and Community Policing Officers. UWPD is also responsible for security for the Health Sciences complex, the Chazen Museum of Art and countless special events on campus including Badger athletics and the Crazy Legs Run.

We invite you to consider a gift to support the greatest needs of the UW-Madison Police Department via the Reaching HIGHER (Honor, Integrity, Guardianship, Health, Empathy, Respect) Fund.

Additionally, gifts are especially helpful for two of the department’s major endeavors:

  • K-9 Fund
  • Mounted Patrol Fund