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Staying safe in winter

Staying safe in winter

Jayden Kimpel, Campus Journalist November 19, 2023

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report [ASFR] was published to both UW-Whitewater and UW-Rock County campuses early October 2023. The report is required for all University of Wisconsin System schools...

Justin Stuppy and K9 Tilla

College safety tips for costume parties

Justin Stuppy, Campus Police Officer October 29, 2023

Halloween is approaching and while it may seem like a fun idea to venture out to a costume party, remember some valuable college safety tips. Always use the buddy system. Ensure you stay with your friends...

Candidate Sheriff Dave Gerber

Dave Gerber for Walworth County Sheriff

Dave Gerber, Contributor October 30, 2022

Current Walworth County Sheriff Kurt Picknell is retiring at the end of this year after 32 years of dedicated service.  I humbly announce I am the only name on the ballot for Sheriff in this year’s...

Whitewater Police Department Chief Aaron M. Raap remains on administrative leave due to an ongoing investigation into a Thanksgiving day incident at his home.

Whitewater police chief investigation still ongoing

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor January 16, 2022
Domestic battery charges dropped
In Wisconsin, some cuts to police predate calls for defunding

In Wisconsin, some cuts to police predate calls for defunding

September 5, 2021

In recent years, police budgets have faced heightened public scrutiny — a trend that only intensified after the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020. This has included a push by some activists...

From left, Officers Riley Schmidt, Jacob Ungerer and Ben Dolnick are some of the nearly 200 law enforcement officers currently employed in Wisconsin who have been fired from previous jobs in law enforcement, resigned in lieu of termination or quit before completion of an internal investigation. (Photos courtesy of the Darlington Police Department, Middleton Police Department Facebook page and the Dane County Sheriffs Office)

Nearly 200 Wisconsin officers back on the job after being fired or forced out

All of them were fired or forced out. And all of them are back working in law enforcement in Wisconsin. Nearly 200 law enforcement officers currently employed in the state were fired from previous jobs...

Drug violations top campus Sept. crime log

Drug violations top campus Sept. crime log

Katie Childs, Assistant News Editor October 4, 2020

The UW-Whitewater campus police reported an array of on-campus crimes throughout the month of September. The reported crimes were added to the University Police website in daily and weekend logs.  The...

The first week of fall classes found UW-Whitewater police chief Matt Kiederlen teaching his first law enforcement practices course in Hyer Hall on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.

Suspects investigated in campus weapon alert

Carina Lopez, News Editor September 27, 2020

UW-Whitewater students reported seeing a weapon displayed from a dark red Pontiac with rear end damage near Lee Hall around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22. Witnesses described the suspects as black males...

Motlow State Community College President Michael Torrence

Warhawks tackle racism

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor September 6, 2020

In the past few months, we have read, heard and seen racism happening all over America, which may make us question the role of race in our society today. We, as a community, must now come together to converse...

Push Back on Parking Services

Push Back on Parking Services

Lauren Erickson, Senior, Social Work BA April 15, 2018

Parking tickets—something students and faculty at UW-Whitewater have gotten their fair share of. Have you gotten to the point of frustration where  you paid your $25 ticket in pennies? Alumnus...

UW-W Police Services conducted active shooter training in January, as shown in this January photo. Further training sessions were held in early March

Shooter training focused on safety

Quadrae Walton, Staff Reporter April 2, 2018

University Police Services held an active shooter training session on March 1 in Summers Auditorium. The training was originally scheduled to be in room 68A, but the training was relocated due a larger...

The graffiti seen around campus features the word “soon” and includes a crown and sometimes other words as well. The graffiti is not an active threat to campus.

Campus wants graffiti gone

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor March 5, 2018

It’s art – until it’s not. A graffiti perpetrator has taken their artistic ideas too far and is spooking the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. The graffiti features a face with the...

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