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Celebrate Safely on July 4th

It’s time for Fourth of July celebrations – fireworks, Riverfest, a backyard barbecue, or maybe a trip to the beach. Whatever you may have planned, the La Crosse Police Department would like to encourage everyone to plan for a safe and enjoyable 4th of July celebration.  Keep in mind these two important safety topics for this […]

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The La Crosse Police Department is disgusted that once again we have arrested yet another repeat offender for dealing narcotics in the La Crosse community. The dealer, Raymond R. Lewis (D.O.B. 02/26/1980) was released from prison on March 9th, 2017.  That’s just 105 days ago!!!  Lewis was in prison because the La Crosse Police Department […]

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Missing Person Update

On May 9th 2017, La Crosse Police along with First Responders and Dive Rescue were dispatched to the area of Houska Park for a subject that was in the Mississippi River and calling out for help, according to a witness who was on land.  An extensive search for this individual was conducted over the past […]

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Sex Offender Release Information Bulletin: Anthony D. Christopher

Contact Person: Sgt. Thomas Walsh (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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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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Back To School Safety

As summer comes to a close and schools open their doors for the new 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.  We are also asking that drivers pay close attention to our School Crossing Guards who […]

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Fall City Auction 9/24/2016

Fall City Auction The Fall City Auction will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Police Impound Building (Bike Barn) on: Isle la Plume 1925 Marco Drive La Crosse, WI  54601 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 […]

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NOTICE: 10′ River Stage, Slow-No Wake

The official river stage at La Crosse, Wisconsin is projected to surpass 10 feet on Friday, July 22, 2016. In the event that the river stage rises above 10’, a slow-no wake ordinance will take affect for all developed shorelines in La Crosse County. City Municipal Code 48-29 and County Code 30.80 define a developed […]

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Parking Ramp Gates Coming Back

Effective Monday July 25th, 2016 the La Crosse Parking Utility will be placing the gates back on the pay stations in the down town area parking ramps.  The parking ramps that will be affected by the change are the Market Square, La Crosse Center, and the Main Street ramps.  In an effort to ensure a smooth transition […]

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Drug Investigation and Arrest

                                                                                  ( JONATHAN E WILSON) La Crosse Police Investigators arrested Jonathan E. Wilson yesterday after an investigation started with information provided by the La Crosse County Drug Court Program and La Crosse County Justice Support Services. Jonathan E. Wilson is a current member of the La Crosse County Drug Court Program who was set to graduate on […]

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