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2014 Oktoberfest Recap

Chief Ron Tischer and members of the La Crosse Police Department would like to thank the responsible citizens, volunteers, businesses, and organizations of the La Crosse community, as well as outside law enforcement agencies, for all of their help during Oktoberfest 2014. The La Crosse Police Department was extremely busy with a lot of activity […]

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Wanted Suspect Apprehended in Neighborhood Search

On today’s date at around 10am, officers responded to a call in the 2100 block of Green Bay Street for a wanted subject. Prior to officers arriving on scene, the suspect left on foot, and it was reported he was armed with a knife. Officers began searching the area for the suspect, and due to […]

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Oktoberfest Dos and Don’ts

The La Crosse Police Department is proud to serve our Oktoberfest and community.  Together with our community partners, we have been preparing for the 2014 Oktoberfest for many months.  Our goal is to have an uneventful and safe celebration for all to enjoy. To help us achieve a hassle-free and fun fest, simply apply common sense and civil […]

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Packer Playing Cards

Officers to Hand Out Packer Player Cards

Starting today, La Crosse Police Department Officers will have full sets of Packer player cards available for children they meet in the community. These 20-card sets, available only through the Police Department, feature a picture of a Packer on the front and an important safety tip on the back.  All safety tips are written by elementary students from across […]

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Lobby Window

Police Department Lobby Grand Opening

Over the past eight weeks, the La Crosse Police Department Lobby area has undergone a major renovation.  Your patience with our limited hours and remote location during that time was much appreciated. We’re happy to announce that lobby is nearly complete, with just a few finishing touches left.  On Monday, September 15th, the Police Department Lobby will be officially re-opened, […]

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No Parking Sign

No Parking Alert: Color Run Route

In preparation for The Color Run event this Saturday, September 13th, the City of La Crosse Street Department will be out Friday placing “NO PARKING” signs along The Color Run Route: State St from within Riverside Park to Front St Front St from State St to King St King St from Front St S to 9th St […]

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Fall City Auction 10/4/2014

The Fall City Auction will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014.  Viewing of available items will begin at 9:00AM with bidding starting at 10:00AM. The available items vary significantly from auction to auction, but there are always many bicycles available! The auction will be held at the police impound building (bike barn) on: Isle La Plume […]

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School Crossing Guard

Back to School Safety

As summer comes to a close, schools in the La Crosse area have started or will be starting soon!  The La Crosse Police Department would like to ask that all motorists be more vigilant for kids walking and riding bikes to school, including the university areas.  We are also asking that drivers pay close attention […]

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La Crosse Student Wins WI DARE Essay Contest

The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to announce that Anika Nystrom, a 2014 DARE graduate from North Woods Elementary School in La Crosse, wrote one of the top DARE essays in the entire state of Wisconsin!  Anika will receive her awards from the Wisconsin DARE Officers Association tomorrow, August 26th, at a special award ceremony at the Police Department. As […]

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High Visibility Pedestrian and OWI Enforcement

Throughout this weekend, the La Crosse Police Department will have extra officers working High Visibility Pedestrian and OWI Enforcement grant patrols, including the following: Today, August 21st from 3:00PM – 6:00PM, officers will work High Visibility Pedestrian Enforcement on La Crosse Street at Myrick Park Lane, by UW-La Crosse and Myrick Park. Friday, August 22nd and Saturday, August 23rd […]

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