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Repeat Offender Arrested for Meth and a Loaded Gun

Yesterday (November 14, 2017) at 2:38PM, Neighborhood Resource Officers observed a vehicle with two persons acting suspicious inside.  Upon a closer look, the Officers recognized the vehicle from a previous incident where they arrested Kong Vang. The Officers could see the passenger slouching down, attempting to not be seen. Neighborhood Resource Officers stopped the vehicle […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween 2017 is just days 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 […]

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3rd Street Aid Station (11th Year)

CONTACT PERSON: Officer Brooke Pataska (608) 789-7209 The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to announce that the 3rd Street Aid Station will again be open and ready to serve the community Friday and Saturday of Oktoberfest. This year’s endeavor follows in the footsteps of nine (10) successful years of operation. Friday the Aid Station […]

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The La Crosse Police Department, together with our community partners, have been preparing for the 2017 Oktoberfest for many months to ensure a safe and enjoyable celebration for all. Recently, we have been reaching out to different members of our community to provide some recommendations for best practices during this city-wide event. We are again […]

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Downtown Fight Leads to a Stabbing & 3 Arrests

At 12:28 am La Crosse Police were dispatched to 100 South 3rd St. for a fight in progress with one person unconscious in the road and another person stabbed. The investigation revealed that Luke C. Morrissey (8/27/93) and Adam C. Aldrich (11/25/82) were removed from Carlie’s by the bouncers for fighting with people in the […]

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Back to School Safety

As summer comes to a close and schools open their doors for the new school year, the La Crosse Police Department would like to ask that all motorists be more vigilant for people walking and riding bikes to school, including the university areas. Motor vehicles shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian that has started […]

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Carjacking leads to an officer involved shooting

Today at 5:10 pm the La Crosse Police were dispatched to Houska Park for a report of a carjacking. The female victim told the responding officer that a male approached her, displayed a handgun and stole her vehicle. The victim was able to get herself and her 3 year old child out of the vehicle […]

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La Crosse Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting

La Crosse Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred at about 6:55 am this morning. La Crosse Police initially received a call of people breaking into the residence at 417 8th Street South.  The resident reported that 2 or 3 people had broken in and he had shot at the intruders with a pistol but […]

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LCPD Putt’n 4 Pooches Golf Outing & Fundraiser

The La Crosse Police Professional Non-Supervisory Association is pleased to announce the 8th Annual Putt’n 4 Pooches Golf Outing and Fundraiser to support the La Crosse Police Department K-9 Unit. Where: Forest Hills Golf Course When: Monday, September 11, 2017 Time: 9:00AM Registration, 10:00AM Shotgun Start Cost: $60 per person – $240 per foursome This […]

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National Night Out

National Night Out Events in La Crosse Tuesday, August 1st marks the 34th National Night Out and the 20th 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 […]

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