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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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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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ChildSafe Safety Kit

Project ChildSafe: Firearm Safety

The La Crosse Police Department recently partnered with the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the non-profit “Project ChildSafe” program to increase firearm awareness and safety.  As indicated on the Project ChildSafe website, “the program promotes safe firearms handling and storage practices among all firearm owners” through safety messages, educational brochures, and the availability of Safety Kits. […]

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2013 National Night Out

National Night Out Events in La Crosse

  Tuesday, August 5th marks the 31st National Night Out and the 17th Annual celebration here in La Crosse! National Night Out (NNO) is an annual event in which Neighborhood Watch groups get together across the nation in the form of local block parties, cookouts, and youth programs.  The NNO campaign involves citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, […]

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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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