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High Visibility Traffic Safety Enforcement

On Saturday, March 14th, 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.  They will also deploy on Tuesday, March 17th […]

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High Visibility OWI Traffic Enforcement

On Friday, February 13th, 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. From June through December 2014, the La Crosse […]

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Car vs. Pedestrian Victim in Stable Condition

On February 4, 2015 at 7:42PM, La Crosse Police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a car versus pedestrian at the 1700 block of George Street.  Witnesses stated that 59-year-old Steven Dearman of La Crosse walked into the southbound traffic lane from between two parked vehicles and was struck by a minivan being driven […]

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La Crosse Police Review Use of Force

The La Crosse Police Department has released redacted portions of its internal “Use of Force Review” findings following an incident at the Rose Street Walgreens on November 20, 2014. Responding officers were forced into using a less lethal weapon to prevent the advancement of a man armed with a large knife. The report showed that […]

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Missing Adult

***Update*** The body of missing person John W. Dwyer was found in Wisconsin Dells on Thursday, January 29th.  The La Crosse Police Department sends its deepest condolences to John’s family. The Police are asking for the public’s help in locating John W. Dwyer, age 23, from La Crosse, WI. On January 25, 2015 at about […]

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Crossing Guard Barb Sullivan near Northside Elementary.

School Crossing Guard Recognition Week

The Wisconsin Bureau of Transportation has declared this week, January 12 – 16, as Wisconsin Adult School Crossing Guard Recognition Week.  January is a perfect time of the year to recognize the dedicated adult crossing guards in our community, considering the job they have and the often less-than-ideal elements in which they work.  The winter months can […]

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Wiegrefe and O'Neill Promotion

La Crosse Police Announce Sergeant Promotions

Chief Ron Tischer is pleased to announce two promotions from within the La Crosse Police Department. Officer Joseph Wiegrefe, who currently serves 2nd shift patrol, was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and will continue on 2nd shift.  Sergeant Wiegrefe has been with the Department since 2009 and also serves as a Department Field Training Officer.  Sergeant […]

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La Crosse Police

LCPD Investigates Suspicious Circumstances Complaints

The La Crosse Police Department is investigating two suspicious circumstances complaints. On Monday, December 1st at approximately 2:51pm in the area of Wood and Gohres Streets, a vehicle made contact with a 13-year-old female. There were two male subjects in the vehicle. The driver asked the female several questions, including if she wanted to go with them. The female stated no. The passenger […]

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High Visibility Traffic Safety Enforcement

Today, Friday, December 12th, the La Crosse Police Department, along with law enforcement agencies in La Crosse County, will be deploying officers as part of the La Crosse County Traffic Safety task force initiative to increase safety belt use and reduce drunk driving.  Officers will be looking for the following: OWI, Speed, Seatbelt, and other traffic safety related […]

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Bowe and Zaback

K-9 Zaback in Top 3 at USPCA Certification

Recently, La Crosse Police Officer Trenton Bowe and K-9 Zaback attended the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) annual certification testing.  K-9 Zaback scored 197 out of 200 possible points in the Drug Detector Trials, putting him in the top 3 out of all the police canines testing!  The Drug Detector Trials measure for speed, accuracy, and […]

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