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Executive Order #54: Child Abuse and Neglect Policy

May 2019

 The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee strives to provide a safe and secure learning and working environment for everyone involved in university activities. Executive Order #54 requires that all University of Wisconsin System employees must report incidents of child abuse and neglect.

 If the incident or threat of child abuse or neglect involves an allegation against a UWM employee, student, agent, volunteer, or contractor, or the suspected child abuse or neglect occurred on the UWM campus or during a UWM sponsored activity, the reporter must notify:

  • Milwaukee County Bureau of Child Welfare: (414) 343-5500
  • UWM Police Department: (414) 229-4627

 The reporter may also notify their Dean, Director or Division Head. The confidentiality of the reporter will be maintained to the extent permitted by law or UWM policy.

For other resources on Executive Order #54, including a link to the UW System Online Training, please see:

Executive Order #54 Toolkit

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