Madison police captain leads UWPD as new chief

Kristen Roman, a Madison Police Department captain with extensive experience in community outreach, mental health issues and services to vulnerable populations, has been named UW-Madison chief of police. Roman began her duties on campus on Monday. Roman brings to the position a deep understanding of issues facing UW–Madison and the greater Madison community, and the need for strong police-community relations, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Laurent Heller said in announcing the appointment.


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