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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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Meth Arrest Feature

“Shake-and-Bake” Meth Arrest

On Tuesday, July 22nd at 4:04PM, new Northside Neighborhood Response Officers Tyler Pond and Casey Kamps were working the north side of La Crosse when they stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at the corner of Gillette and Avon Streets.  Upon further investigation and assistance from the La Crosse Police K-9 Unit, the passenger admitted to having drugs […]

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Mayo Clinic AED Donation

Mayo Donates AEDs to LCPD

Earlier today, the Franciscan Healthcare Foundation through the Mayo Clinic Health System presented the La Crosse Police Department with a donation of two Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).  One AED will be installed into the squad car used by the Washburn Neighborhood Response Officers and the other waterproof AED will be used on the Department’s boat for the Boat Patrol officers. The Department […]

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Bike Lock

Bicycle Theft Prevention

Summer brings many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, especially by bicycle!  Unfortunately, it also brings an increase in bike thefts.  From May 1, 2014 through July 2, 2014, there have been 74 reported bike thefts in the City of La Crosse.  While there is no way to make your bicycle 100% theft-proof, there are simple steps […]

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Guns 'n Hoses Group

Guns ‘n Hoses Recap

On Sunday, July 13th, members of the La Crosse Police and Fire Departments faced off in the first ever Patriot Games “Guns ‘n Hoses” charity softball game presented by Western Technical College and hosted by the La Crosse Loggers. The Police and Fire Departments partnered with the Loggers to sell tickets to the game.  The Loggers pledged to donate […]

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Lobby Construction

Police Lobby Construction: Hours and Availability

The La Crosse Police Department lobby will be undergoing  a security and access renovation starting on Monday, July 21, 2014, potentially lasting through Friday, September 12, 2014. This project is a culmination of changes that have been needed for many years to include a more secure environment for staff and citizens, better access for person with disabilities, better […]

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Shalim Augustine

Update: Death Investigation

The autopsy of Shalim Augustine was conducted at the Dane County Medical Examiners Office on Saturday morning. Their examination lead to the La Crosse County Medical Examiner’s Office to rule the preliminary Cause of Death as Drowning, with the Manner of Death classified as an Accident. There were no signs of trauma or injuries and […]

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Shalim Augustine

Missing Person Investigation

The La Crosse Police Department is investigating a missing person case. On Tuesday, July 8, 2014 between 11:00PM and midnight, Shalim Shah Augustine was with a group of friends who docked their boat at the landing behind Powerhouse Marine at 518 Logan Street in La Crosse.  Augustine left the area on foot, walking southbound through the parking […]

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High Visibility Pedestrian and OWI Enforcement

The La Crosse Police Department will have extra Police Officers working today, Thursday, July 10th, on a High Visibility Pedestrian Enforcement grant.  The Officers will be at the intersection of Rose and Logan Streets from 3:00PM – 6:00PM. Tomorrow, Friday, July 11th and Saturday, July 12th, extra Officers will be working throughout the city on a High Visibility OWI […]

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NROs Pond and Kamps

Neighborhood Response Officers: Northside Announcement

Chief Ron Tischer, along with the La Crosse Community Foundation, is pleased to announce the La Crosse Police Department’s two newest Neighborhood Response Officers – Tyler Pond and Casey Kamps – who began their new assignments in the City’s Northside neighborhoods this week. With the help of a Federal Grant and unique public-private collaborations, the Neighborhood Response Officer […]

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