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Alternate Side Parking

Starting tomorrow morning, November 1st, at 1:00AM, alternate side parking goes into effect in the City of La Crosse and lasts until April 1, 2015.  The ordinance reads as follows: 44-107 Night Parking Alternate Sides of Street – Between 1:00AM and 6:00AM, from November 1 to April 1, vehicles shall be parked only on even-numbered sides of the […]

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Phone Scam: Caller ID Spoofing

The La Crosse Police Department has received several reports of an attempted phone scam. This scam involves “Caller ID Spoofing”, wherein the caller “spoofs” victims’ cell phones and home phone caller ID units into displaying incorrect or fake information, all in an attempt to gain a measure of trust from the victim. The phone numbers being used in this “Caller ID Spoofing” scam are […]

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High Visibility OWI Traffic Enforcement

On Friday, October 31st, the La Crosse Police Department, along with other agencies in La Crosse County, will be deploying extra officers as part of the La Crosse County Traffic Safety Task Force initiative.  The officers will be looking for OWI, Speed, Seatbelt, and other traffic safety violations. The goals for these grants are to […]

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Halloween Safety

The La Crosse Police Department would like to ensure that everyone experiences a safe and enjoyable Halloween.  In the City of La Crosse, “Meet ‘n Treat” occurs on Halloween, October 31st. Parents, review the following tips with your children: Limit the hours of “Meet ‘n Treat” to between 4:00PM and 8:00PM Only approach homes with outdoor […]

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Citizen Crime Fighters

The La Crosse Police Department has always acknowledged that you, our community, are our greatest allies in fighting crime.  Whether you’re volunteering time for your local neighborhood watch or simply keeping your eyes open for unusual behavior, you help us immensely. On our department website, we have a “Citizen Crime Fighters” page where you can find information […]

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Update: Missing Person Goudensio Gaytan

The La Crosse Police Department is asking for your continued assistance in locating missing person Goudensio Gaytan. Goudensio went missing the afternoon of October 12, 2014 when visiting the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  He was last seen by a witness that evening at 6:40PM sitting on a side rail on County Highway K. Click here […]

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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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Missing Person Goudensio Gaytan

The La Crosse Police Department is investigating a Missing Person. Goudensio Gaytan was visiting the Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine in the City of La Crosse Sunday afternoon and became separated from his family at about 2:00 PM (10-12-14).  He was spotted sitting on a guard rail at 6:30 PM on Hwy County “K” about 4 1/2 miles […]

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Choose to be G.R.E.A.T. Day

Today marks the 1st Annual National “Choose to be G.R.E.A.T. Day”.  This event was created by the National G.R.E.A.T. Policy Board and is described as a way to “draw awareness to the Program and to give the students a sense of community as well as a sense of pride in their G.R.E.A.T. skills taught in the lessons of […]

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