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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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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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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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Oktoberfest PSA

A Safe Oktoberfest Starts With You!

Police Chief Ron Tischer and Assistant Fire Chief Warren Thomas, who is also the President of the Board for La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers, have an important message for you! If you see or know details regarding a crime committed during this Oktoberfest (or any other time), but wish to remain anonymous in your report, contact […]

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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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