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Officer Involved Shooting Video Released

After a delay due to the ongoing investigation and coordination with the multiple agencies involved, the La Crosse Sheriff’s Office and La Crosse Police Department are releasing squad video of the officer involved shooting that occurred on Hwy 16 on December 30th.  Below is an explanation and summary of the La Crosse Officer’s squad car […]

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Traffic Fatality

On 01/06/2017 at 4:01 a.m. officers responded to a one vehicle crash, which a passerby had spotted off the road at 2400 Gillette Street. Upon arrival, officers found that one vehicle with a male driver had left the roadway and struck a tree down an embankment while traveling eastbound at 2400 Gillette Street. It appears […]

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LCPD to Open Emergency Warming Shelter

Due to the dangerously cold weather, the La Crosse Police Department will open the Community Center portion of Police Station #2 (713 Saint James Street) as an emergency warming shelter.  The shelter will be open tonight, Friday, and Saturday nights from 7:00PM through 8:00AM the next day and will be staffed by police personnel.

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Officer Involved Shooting

On Friday, December 30th at approximately 9:20 PM the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department was looking for a suspect from an incident reported earlier in the evening.  A Sheriff’s Deputy located the suspect’s vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle near N3075 State Highway 16 in La Crosse, WI. The suspect refused to […]

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The La Crosse Police Department has identified Investigator James Mancuso as the officer involved in the drug investigation shooting last Thursday in Holmen. Investigator Mancuso is a 10 year member of the La Crosse Police Department and currently assigned to the drug unit in the Investigative Bureau. Investigator Mancuso has been placed on Paid Administrative […]

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Pair of Repeat Drug Dealers Nabbed Again After Foot Chase and K9 Alert

La Crosse Police arrested a pair of repeat drug dealers yesterday afternoon. Brandon J. Smith (12/31/1983) of Onalaska and Jordan M. Hammel (09/11/1991) of La Crosse were taken into custody in the area of 1900 Kane St. after a brief foot chase with each. Neighborhood Resource Officers were working in the area 2100 Kane St. on a […]

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Death Investigation

The La Crosse Police are currently involved in a death investigation. At 4:23 am this morning La Crosse Police were dispatched to the alley north off of 400 Ferry St. for a report of a man lying in the alley.  Upon arrival officers located an unresponsive white male with no pulse lying face down in […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is 1 week away and the La Crosse Police Department would like to remind citizens of some safety tips! “Meet ‘n Treat” occurs on Halloween, October 31st, with recommended hours between 4:00PM – 8:00PM. Motorists Be on the lookout for “Meet ‘n Treaters” on sidewalks, in medians, at crossings, and in the streets Drive […]

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La Crosse Police Announce New Partnership For Oktoberfest

The La Crosse Police Department along with Three Sixty Real Estate Solutions is pleased to announce a new partnership for this year’s Oktoberfest. During this year’s Oktoberfest, Three Sixty Real Estate Solutions has agreed to allow the La Crosse Police Department to utilize the new Aguilera apartments at 1243 Badger Street for our campus-area command center for […]

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Over $24,000 Worth of Drugs Taken off the Street

On September 24th the La Crosse Police Department Investigative Staff, La Crosse Police Emergency Response Team, Wisconsin Department of Justice-Division of Criminal Investigation, and the West Central Metropolitan Enforcement Group (MEG), with the help of the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department Emergency Response Team and Onalaska Police Department, executed search warrants at three separate locations as part […]

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