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Lt. Dan Kloss

Lt. Dan Kloss Completes Northwestern Command School

The La Crosse Police Department is proud to announce that Lieutenant Daniel Kloss recently graduated from the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. SPSC is a ten-week, intensive and dynamic police management program intended for mid- and upper-level supervisory personnel.  It is designed to prepare today’s progressive public safety […]

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Click It or Ticket

Click It or Ticket Campaign in Wisconsin

  The La Crosse Police Department and other Law Enforcement agencies in La Crosse County will participate in the Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign occurring throughout Wisconsin from May 18th to May 31st. “Our officers will be on the lookout for unbuckled motorists. If you’re not wearing a safety belt, we will […]

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Linnea Miller Award

LCPD Sergeant Linnea Miller Receives Award

La Crosse Police Detective Sergeant Linnea Miller was awarded the 2015 Ken Kolb “Great Kids Start With You” Award as part of the La Crosse Child Maltreatment Conference held last week. With nominations from three individuals including a La Crosse Child Protective Services worker, a Stepping Stones Family Advocate, and a fellow police officer, Sgt. Miller’s […]

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LCPD Honor Guard

2015 Police Week Events

Each year, law enforcement agencies throughout the United States participate in National Police Week.  As a tribute to fallen officers and their families, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day.  The week in which May 15th falls is known as Police Week. This year, National Police Week will occur May […]

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Riding Bikes, Boards, and Blades in the City

As school winds down and summer begins, it’s the perfect time of year to bring out bicycles, skateboards, and roller blades and ride around town.  In the City of La Crosse, there are regulations for riding these, especially in the Downtown Business District. In general, play vehicles (skateboards, roller skates, etc.) are allowed on all residential city […]

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K-9 Brutus Bite

CPA Week 9: Water Patrol, K-9 Demo, and PS/CSB

This past Tuesday, Week 9 of the La Crosse Police Department Citizens’ Police Academy, was packed with great information about several different areas of the Police Department. To kick off the evening, Sergeant Randy Rank gave a short presentation on the La Crosse Police Department Water Patrol Unit.  In 2014, the Department received a grant […]

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CPA Week 8: Traffic Stop Scenarios and EVOC

During last week’s Citizens’ Police Academy, participants learned what it’s like to be a Police Officer during a traffic stop.  In various scenarios, Officer Jeremy Rindfleisch acted as the “driver”, while class participants took turns as the “Police Officer”.  In each scenario, Officer Ryan Stenslien coached the “Officers” in different things to look for when […]

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Sex Offender Release Information Bulletin: Sean W. Harnisch

Contact Person: Sgt. Randy Rank (608) 789-7240 The La Crosse Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes 301.46 which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release from prison, or a secure treatment facility, when they believe that the release of information will enhance public safety […]

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Update: Death Investigation

At approximately 7:00AM on Monday, April 27th, La Crosse Police began the investigation into the death of a female found in the alley behind 122 and 126 3rd Street North, just south of 300 State Street.  The victim, later identified as Robin S. Krabill (DOB 08/01/1982) from Waverly, Iowa, came to La Crosse several days […]

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Dusting for Fingerprints

CPA Weeks 6 and 7: Investigations, Simulations, and Firearms Safety

During week 6 of the La Crosse Police Department Citizens’ Police Academy, participants had the opportunity to learn all about the Investigative Services Bureau and some of the techniques used during investigations.  Detective Sergeant Mike Blokhuis and Investigator Tony DeLap walked the class through a few cases they’d worked in the past, pointing out techniques […]

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