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LCPD Investigates Suspicious Circumstances Complaints

The La Crosse Police Department is investigating two suspicious circumstances complaints. On Monday, December 1st at approximately 2:51pm in the area of Wood and Gohres Streets, a vehicle made contact with a 13-year-old female. There were two male subjects in the vehicle. The driver asked the female several questions, including if she wanted to go with them. The female stated no. The passenger […]

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High Visibility Traffic Safety Enforcement

Today, Friday, December 12th, the La Crosse Police Department, along with law enforcement agencies in La Crosse County, will be deploying officers as part of the La Crosse County Traffic Safety task force initiative to increase safety belt use and reduce drunk driving.  Officers will be looking for the following: OWI, Speed, Seatbelt, and other traffic safety related […]

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K-9 Zaback in Top 3 at USPCA Certification

Recently, La Crosse Police Officer Trenton Bowe and K-9 Zaback attended the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) annual certification testing.  K-9 Zaback scored 197 out of 200 possible points in the Drug Detector Trials, putting him in the top 3 out of all the police canines testing!  The Drug Detector Trials measure for speed, accuracy, and […]

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Sex Offender Release Information Bulletin: Austin L. Conger

Contact Person: Sgt. Randy Rank (608) 789-7240 The La Crosse Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes 301.46 which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release from prison, or a secure treatment facility, when they believe that the release of information will enhance public safety […]

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Officer Saves Man’s Life During Standoff

Yesterday’s 2 ½-hour standoff with an armed man ended peacefully when negotiators convinced 26-year-old Stephen A. Meeks to drop his knife and surrender to officers. The call to the La Crosse Police Department was received at 12:58pm from the North Side Walgreens at 2626 Rose Street. Officers were dispatched to reports of a naked man […]

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Burglary At The American Legion

The La Crosse Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred overnight at The American Legion, 711 6th Street S in the City of La Crosse.  Forced entry was made by smashing the glass door and entering the business.  Once inside, the burglar(s) disarmed the security system and ransacked the business, entered gaming machines, and […]

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Sex Offender Relocation Bulletin: Mark J. Heidel

Contact Person: Sgt. Randy Rank (608) 789-7240 The La Crosse Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes 301.46 which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release from prison, or a secure treatment facility, when they believe that the release of information will enhance public safety […]

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LCPD Victim Services Coordinator Receives Award

The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to share that on November 13, 2014, Rita Carranza was awarded the YWCA’s “Non-Profit Outstanding Woman of the Year” award for her years of service and work with the Victims of Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Violent Crime. Since 2004, Rita has worked with the La Crosse Police Department […]

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High School Senior Donates to LCPD

On November 18, 2014, Chief Ron Tischer was pleased to accept a donation for $1,320.00 from Krystal Burrows, a senior at West Salem High School.  As part of her senior graduation project, Krystal ran a benefit bowling tournament with 15 teams and 60 bowlers, along with basket raffles and other fundraising events to help raise […]

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Theft Alert: Air Conditioning Units

The La Crosse Police Department is investigating the theft of central air conditioning units from La Crosse area Churches and businesses. Over the last week there have been 17 central air conditioning units reported stolen. The thieves are cutting power and refrigerant lines, and removing the entire central air conditioning unit. It is believed the […]

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