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Marquette University Police Department
Chief Edith Hudson leads more than 60 trained public safety professionals, including 48 sworn law enforcement officers. They work to deliver an extensive safety infrastructure throughout campus and in the near off-campus neighborhood.
As a commissioned police force, the Marquette University Police Department has the authority to protect campus, make arrests and issue citations. Dial (414) 288-1911 (on campus 8-1911) for Marquette University Police Department emergency response.
To learn more visit the Marquette University Police Department website.
Blue (The Police Dog)
WOOF! 🐾 I’m Blue, MUPD’s community outreach dog. If you see me on campus, stop and say hi! Tag your pics with me as #mupdblue!
My primary role in the department is help MUPD officers continue to build relationships with Marquette students and members of our community.
Blue Light Phones
More than 450 Blue Light Phones are located throughout campus and in the nearby neighborhood. Blue Light phones have cameras that are always recording.
By picking up the phone, a caller is connected with MUPD immediately. The communications officer will know the location of the caller and will dispatch assistance immediately if needed.
Blue Light Phones can be used for non-emergency situations such as directions, vehicle lockouts and jump-starts.
There are more than 1,200 video cameras located throughout campus and in the near-campus neighborhood.
They are linked to the Command Information Center in MUPD and are used to help monitor suspicious behavior and document activity in a given area.
Parking Structure Security
Surface lots and parking structures have cameras and are patrolled by public safety officers and police officers. In both parking structures 1 and 2, cameras are on each floor of the structure as well as in the elevator lobbies.
There are also panic buttons in every stairwell landing that connect directly to the Command Information Center in MUPD.
MUPD’s patrol zone is extensive and exceeds campus boundaries. MUPD and the Milwaukee Police Department frequently collaborate on investigations near patrol borders.