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Sexual assault reported

September 16, 2019

On September 12, 2019 UW-Whitewater received a report of a sexual assault that had taken place on September 11, 2019 in the area of Lee Hall on the Whitewater campus.  Suspect is described as male, Hispanic, approximately 5’6” with a thick build. The individuals corresponded through social media...

New safety devices installed in classrooms

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

A new addition to classrooms at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater offers students and  faculty with extra safety during an emergency lockdown. Since December 2016, Faculties Planning and Management has begun installing immediate lockdown devices called Nightlock LockDown Door Barricades. Nightlocks are...

Police ride along program available to local community

Officer Dan Kuehl posing next to a patrol van.
“We are State Police Officers,” Kuehl said. “We are just like any other Police Officer, we are not security. We follow the same laws and have the same toys on our belt. The only difference is jurisdiction, and every police department has their own jurisdiction. If there is anything I’d like to clear up, it’d be that.”
Amber Levenhagen Photo/

February 25, 2015

Go for a spin Feb. 25, 2015 By Amber Levenhagen [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen participating in a ride along with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services (UWWPS), the only thing off limits is the room that holds evidence. From taking a tour of the station, to riding in a squad car; ...

UW-Whitewater Police launch Safety Initiative

September 5, 2014

Sept. 3, 2014 Dear Editor: How many potentially life or death decisions do you make?  Although it might not seem like a decision with drastic consequences, your choice to give up your car keys when you’re impaired or to stop a friend from driving drunk could be a lifesaver. Tragically, too...

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