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Welcome from Chief Salazar

On behalf of the members of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Police Department I would like to welcome you to our website. Our website provides relevant information and services that can help you prevent and better respond in the event of an emergency or crime.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee provides an affordable, world-class education to 24,000 students from 87 countries. Its 15 schools and colleges include Wisconsin’s only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health. As one of the nation’s top research universities, UWM partners with leading companies in Wisconsin and beyond to advance knowledge, bring new discoveries to market and prepare students for work in a global economy.

The mission of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Police Department (UWM–PD) is to provide a safe and secure environment in which to learn, live, and work. UWM–PD is committed to community policing through evidence-based, problem–oriented, data informed, and collaborative strategies. UWM–PD operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is staffed by 34 sworn law enforcement officers and 11 civilian staff members who are dedicated to serving the needs of the university community. Our success is dependent upon developing and maintaining strong partnerships with an engaged university community.

On our website, community members can stay up to date on important News, sign up for UWM Emergency Alerts, access the Daily Crime Log, review department policies, and much more. Please follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

It is an honor and privilege to serve as your Chief of Police for the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Police Department. Thank you for visiting our website and stay safe!

Chief of Police
David Salazar

Attempted Armed Robbery

An attempted Armed robbery occurred at 10:37 pm on 03/07/2023 in the area of 2900 E Hartford Ave.Suspect 1: Male subject, unknown build and clothing, wearing a mask, armed with a black handgun.Suspect Vehicle: Black Infiniti SUV with tinted windows An

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Armed Robbery Spree 1/19/23-1/20/23 Update

The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a series of seven armed robberies on the city’s east side that occurred the evening of Thursday, Jan. 19, early Friday, Jan. 20, and the evening of Saturday, Jan. 21. Three robberies occurred in

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Armed Robbery – 2313 E. Linnwood Ave.

UWM Emergency Alert: Armed robbery at 11:34pm on 01/19/2023, at 2313 E Linnwood Ave.Suspect 1: Male/Black subject, 16-20 years of age, with an unknown build and clothing. The subject was armed with a handgun. Suspect 2: (Inside suspect vehicle) –

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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Police Department will maintain UWM Emergency Alerts on this page for 90 days. If no alerts are currently listed, that means that no UWM Emergency Alerts have been issued in the past 90 days.

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

Mailing Address

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