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La Crosse Police Explorer Rescues Choking Friend

The La Crosse Police Department is proud to report the lifesaving actions of Police Explorer Ian Brown.  On March 22nd during lunch at Central High School, La Crosse Police Explorer Ian Brown used the first aid training that he received as a Police Explorer to perform the Heimlich maneuver on a fellow student who was […]

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Armed Robbery: One in custody – Police need public’s help locating another.

La Crosse Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a second suspect from an armed robbery. On March 1st La Crosse Police were called to 1426 Liberty St. for a report of an armed robbery.  The victim, Bradley Hayden of Necedah, said that he came to La Crosse with his girlfriend Jessica Harmon.  […]

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La Crosse Police Celebrate Asst. Chief Abraham’s FBI Academy Graduation

The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to announce that on March 17, 2017 Assistant Police Chief Robert Abraham successfully completed the 267th Session of the FBI National Academy.  Asst. Chief Abraham was one of 227 law enforcement executives to graduate on that day from the National Academy.  Asst. Chief Abraham’s classmates included law enforcement […]

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Missing Person-Juvenile

UPDATE March 12, 2017 12:33PM:  Karson was found safe.  We’d like to thank everyone for their assistance getting the word out.   The La Crosse Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 17 year old male party who is autistic.  Karson R. Hennen (picture attached) was last seen at approximately 9:20PM […]

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Missing Person Update

Today, 03/09/2017, the La Crosse Police Department was notified by the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada that they had recovered the body of Thomas A. Olsen, DOB: 01/31/1964, from Lake Mead. On 03/07/2017, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Park Rangers located an abandoned vehicle in the Sunset View Scenic overlook ( within Lake […]

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UPDATE: Single Vehicle Accident

La Crosse Police along with the La Crosse Fire Department and the La Crosse County Dive Rescue have searched the waters of Swift Creek and the shoreline extensively for the operator of the vehicle that was found in Swift Creek in the early morning hours of today. In addition, La Crosse Police Investigators have done […]

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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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LCPD Officer Frank Racich Receives Award

La Crosse Police Officer Frank Racich was recently recognized by the La Crosse Area Domestic Abuse Sexual Assault Task Force for his work with our local Domestic Abuse Reduction Team (DART). Officer Racich was acknowledged with the “Law Enforcement Award” at the Domestic Abuse/Sexual Assault Recognition Banquet held October 21st. A colleague nominated Officer Racich and […]

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Arrest Warrants issued in Drug Conspiracy Case

As part of an 18-month drug conspiracy investigation, La Crosse Police have obtained nationwide arrest warrants for the following four individuals for Conspiracy to Deliver Heroin (greater than 50 grams) and Conspiracy to Deliver Cocaine (greater than 40 grams): Beginning in July 2015, La Crosse Police and agents from Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) used surveillance techniques […]

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Armed Robbery Update & WANTED WEDNESDAY

La Crosse Police have one person in custody, located the suspect vehicle from the robbery, and are looking for the getaway driver for the Wisconsin Auto Title Loans robbery at 1751 Rose St. Through a coordinated investigation with Rockford Police (IL) and Wisconsin Department of Corrections, the La Crosse Police have identified the suspects of […]

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