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Bicycle Safety Campaign with Dairy Queen

The La Crosse Police Department will once again partner with Dairy Queen (Fourteen Foods) to promote a safety initiative happening throughout our city called the “You’ve Been Caught Wearing Your Helmet” campaign. La Crosse Police Officers will be handing out coupons for a free DQ treat (small cone) whenever they observe children wearing helmets while riding their […]

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Sex Offender Release Information Bulletin: Billy R. Cade, Jr.

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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Upcoming Alcohol Compliance Checks

The La Crosse Police Department would like to announce that in the near future, the department will be conducting alcohol compliance checks with licensed alcohol establishments in the city of La Crosse. These checks will be taking place randomly over the next several months. The compliance checks are being done as part of a county-wide grant […]

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Alternate side/night parking regulations end tonight at midnight, March 31st in the City of La Crosse. Night parking regulations run city-wide from November 1st – April 1st each year. This past winter, 12,966 tickets were issued for violating this parking restriction between November 1st, 2014 and March 30th, 2015, compared to 17,277 for the 2013-2014 […]

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New Scam Targets Xcel Energy Customers

La Crosse Police have taken a couple reports on another telephone scam. This one targets customers of Xcel Energy. We have received two reports from people who have received calls from someone purporting to be with the utility, stating that their account is past due and that if they don’t pay up immediately through Green […]

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LCPD Arranges for Department-Wide Training

The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to announce a department-wide training which will occur this Friday morning, March 27th.  Vanessa Roberts, a Nationally known presenter and self-titled “artivist” (artist, activist, and academic), will be providing all LCPD members with the training titled, Decoding Difference – Moving From Intent to Impact. Earlier this year, the […]

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La Crosse Police ERT Negotiator Saves Life

On Saturday, March 21st at 5:26PM, La Crosse Police Officers were dispatched to Grandad Bluff for a report of a suicidal subject (23-year-old male) standing on the edge of the cliff, threatening to jump.  After a brief search, Officers made contact with the subject and attempted to talk him away from the ledge. Around 6:30PM, LCPD Emergency Response […]

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Armed Robbery at Payday Loan Store – Suspect Wanted

On Thursday, March 19, at approximately 7:45PM, La Crosse Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Payday Loan Store at 4009 Mormon Coulee Road in La Crosse. The store clerk reported that a male subject entered the store displaying a handgun and demanded money.  The clerk complied with the demand, and […]

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Speed Detection

CPA Week 2: Squads, Speed Detection, and ERT

This week’s Citizens’ Police Academy covered quite a few topics. First, participants learned what it takes to become a Police Officer with the La Crosse Police Department.  Lt. Troy Nedegaard walked everyone through the education and physical fitness requirements, the recruitment and application process, and the 14-week field training program that new LCPD Officers experience. After this, participants were […]

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2015 Bike Barn Open Hours

The Police Impound Building, also known as the “Bike Barn”, is open to the public the first Wednesday of each month from 4:30-6:00PM starting in April. During open hours, citizens are able to come to look for their lost or stolen bike. 2015 Bike Barn Dates April 1st May 6th June 3rd July 1st August […]

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