Emergency Contact: (414) 229-9911

General Inquiry: (414) 229-4627

Our Commitment to Racial Equity

The UWM Police Department recognizes the long history of racism in the U.S. and the pain it has caused and continues to cause. It’s important we recognize this fact, while continuing to collaborate and work with the UWM campus community to make campus safe and welcoming to all. Currently, we are making our policies and practices consistent with the expectations of the community and taking further actions to work collaboratively with the community. We respectfully ask that you take a moment to review our letter to the community and the FAQs related to how we operate and our commitment to an inclusive and welcoming environment here at UWM.

Joseph LeMire
Chief of Police

Campus Safety Alert – Incidents on October 20th, 2020

This morning the UW-Milwaukee Police Department has learned from neighboring jurisdictions of two similar incidents that occurred in the area on the evening (approx. 10pm) of October 20th, 2020 involving a red or maroon crossover type vehicle, possibly a Pontiac

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Armed Robbery/Home Invasion occurred at 3056 N Maryland Ave.

On 8/20/2020 at about 11:10 pm, a UWM student was approached by 3 suspects at the door of the residence.  Suspect pointed handgun and threatened victim obtaining keys, wallet and phone.  Suspects fled in victims vehicle in an unknown direction. 

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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Police Department will maintain crime alerts and timely warnings on this page for 90 days. If no alerts are currently listed, that means no alerts have been issued in the previous 90 days.

If you have questions or concerns about the alerts or campus safety in general, please contact the UW Milwaukee Police Department at 414-229-4627

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Mailing Address

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Police Department
PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201