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The mission of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Police Department is to maintain a safe and secure environment for learning, working, and personal growth, while providing assistance to a culturally enriched and diverse college population.

2014 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

Officer On Duty 24 Hours A Day

For emergencies, dial 9-1-1.

All 911 calls are dispatched through the Platteville Police Department or the Grant County Sheriff’s Department.  The University Police are dispatched to all 911 calls originating on campus property.

For after-hours non-emergency calls, contact:

University Police Office
Tel: 608.342.1584

Platteville Police Dispatch
Tel: 608.348.2313

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Police: Safe Walk

Safe Walk

Safe Walk escorts are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  University Resource Officers will provide this service:

  • 8am-5pm: Monday - Friday
  • 10pm Wednesday - 3am Thursday
  • 10pm Thursday - 3am Friday
  • 10pm Friday - 3am Saturday
  • 10pm Saturday - 3am Sunday
  • 10pm Sunday - 3am Monday

When a University Resource Officer is unavailable, University Police Officers will provide the escort, if at all possible.  Persons requesting a Safe Walk escort may have to wait for a period of time, if there is no URO on duty and the on-duty officer is busy.

To request a Safe Walk escort, call the University Police at 608.342.1584.  After normal business hours, call the Platteville Police Department at 608.348.2313 or the University Police Department at 608.342.1584 (select option 2 from voicemail prompts) and tell the dispatcher you are requesting a Safe Walk escort.  University Police Personnel (URO or Officer)  will meet you at your location and walk with you to your destination.  The starting and ending locations of the escort must be on or within 2 blocks of the UW-Platteville campus.

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