Free steering wheel locks available from MUPD; new software available for Hyundai vehicles

The Marquette University Police Department has steering wheel locks (clubs) available for students, faculty or staff who own Kia or Hyundai cars, which have been targeted in auto thefts across the City of Milwaukee. 

Those with these vehicles interested in receiving a free steering wheel lock should contact Officer Tom Wichgers to schedule a time for pick-up by calling MUPD’s non-emergency line at (414) 288-6800, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.   

Students, faculty and staff will be required to bring their Marquette ID and their vehicle to the appointment. 

Hyundai has additionally launched a free anti-theft software update that prevents certain Hyundai vehicles from starting during a method of theft popularized on social media. More information and details on how to download the software is available online.