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Police Use Internet to Arrest Armed Felon

On June 21st at 6:43 p.m. La Crosse Police Investigators with the La Crosse Police Emergency Response Team executed search warrants at 1128 and 1130 4th St. South in La Crosse. On the prior day, June 20th, Police located Facebook videos showing an individual they recognized as Albert B. Williams III with what appeared to […]

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Major meth dealer out on bond arrested again

On April 11th,2016 the La Crosse Police Department investigative staff and Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at 720 Oakland St. apartment #38 as part of a drug investigation. During the search of the residence over $20,000.00 cash and 265 grams (over half a pound) of methamphetamine were seized along other items associated with drug dealing.  The estimated […]

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Lt. Avrie Schott Named Outstanding CIT Officer

On Monday night, LCPD Lieutenant Avrie Schott received the Outstanding Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officer award presented by the Mental Health Coalition of the Greater La Crosse Area at their annual Shining Star Awards ceremony. Lt. Schott was recognized by the Coalition for her dedication to mental health awareness as a CIT member, noting her most recent efforts to […]

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La Crosse Police ERT Negotiator Saves Life

On Saturday, March 21st at 5:26PM, La Crosse Police Officers were dispatched to Grandad Bluff for a report of a suicidal subject (23-year-old male) standing on the edge of the cliff, threatening to jump.  After a brief search, Officers made contact with the subject and attempted to talk him away from the ledge. Around 6:30PM, LCPD Emergency Response […]

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CPA Week 2: Squads, Speed Detection, and ERT

This week’s Citizens’ Police Academy covered quite a few topics. First, participants learned what it takes to become a Police Officer with the La Crosse Police Department.  Lt. Troy Nedegaard walked everyone through the education and physical fitness requirements, the recruitment and application process, and the 14-week field training program that new LCPD Officers experience. After this, participants were […]

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Officer Saves Man’s Life During Standoff

Yesterday’s 2 ½-hour standoff with an armed man ended peacefully when negotiators convinced 26-year-old Stephen A. Meeks to drop his knife and surrender to officers. The call to the La Crosse Police Department was received at 12:58pm from the North Side Walgreens at 2626 Rose Street. Officers were dispatched to reports of a naked man […]

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LCPD Receives Life-Saving Vehicle

The City of La Crosse Police Department, along with twelve other municipalities in the State of Wisconsin, recently obtained a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP, pronounced M-RAP) vehicle through a Federal government program that gives equipment, free of charge, to local municipalities. The MRAP, which had an original price tag of $733,000.00, will further enhance the ability of our Department’s […]

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CPA: Week 2

Week 2 at the Citizens’ Police Academy started with a presentation on the process involved in becoming a Police Officer with the La Crosse Police Department.  Once hired, a new officer receives two weeks of administrative training before starting a 14-week field training program where they ride with a Field Training Officer (FTO).  During this 14-week period, the Officer will complete five […]

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Drug-related Investigation and Arrests

As a result of an ongoing drug investigation, the La Crosse Emergency Response Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 727 7th Street South in the city of La Crosse, on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at approximately 5:00PM.  This residence is located in the Washburn Neighborhood and newly named Neighborhood Resource Officer (NRO) Daniel Ulrich was […]

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