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Police Officer

UW - Madison Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Officers will have the ability to participate in all aspects of police work, from community engagement and problem-solving, athletic and special events, to criminal investigations and traffic enforcement. UWPD allows new officers to develop, and experienced officers to grow further, in a more connected way in an energetic college campus environment. We are a leader in innovative, progressive policing and we work at one of the best college campuses in the nation. Make a difference in our community by working with the best of the best join our team at the UW-Madison Police Department.


Salary Minimum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • - Main Benefit link
  • - Walkthrough
Number of Paid Holidays


  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Driver's license
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • U.S. citizen
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Please note we accept 40 college credits at the time of application.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
Other Notes
  • UWPD Police Officers have the opportunity for many speciality assignments including Community Officer, K9 Handler, Mounted Unit, Motro Unit, Athletic Liaison, Dignitary Protection Team, Evidence Technician, Inservice Instructor, Bike Unit, and more...
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Amanda Buckley
Application Contact Title
Personnel Sergeant
Application Contact Agency
UW Madison Police Department
Application Contact Address

1429 Monroe Street
Madison, WI 53711
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 219-8367
Application Contact Fax
(608) 890-3728
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
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