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K9 Zaback to Retire

La Crosse Police are regretfully announcing the early retirement of K9 Zaback due to an injury sustained while doing a public demonstration. Zaback was added to the La Crosse Police Department canine unit June of 2013 and was assigned to Officer Trenton Bowe. During his six-year career Zaback has worked hard to protect our community […]

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Drug Investigation Leads to Traffic Stop and 3 Search Warrants in La Crosse

La Crosse Police Investigative staff, along with Neighborhood Resource Officers, had a busy night Thursday. At approximately 2:51PM a car driven by James A. Connor III (DOB: 07/23/1975) was stopped in the 600 Block of South 7th Street as part of an ongoing Narcotics Investigation. Officer Dakota Jelinski and his K-9 partner Thor were deployed […]

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La Crosse Police Open Their “Tool Box”

La Crosse Police invest considerably in equipment, training and “tools” to help our officers to do their job and keep them safe. An incident this past weekend is a prime example of how these investments pay off. On Saturday night officers went to 1201 5th Ave So. in an attempt to arrest Brett Reismann of […]

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Felon in Possession of Firearm Arrests After K9 Alert – Drugs, Gun and Money Seized:

On August 4th at about 3:00 pm La Crosse Police responded to a suspicious activity of possible drug dealing in the area of 1931 Victory St. involving a black Cadillac. Responding officers did locate the black Cadillac which was now being driven; however, it had a license plate registered to a Town & Country van.  […]

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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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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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2016 “Putt’n 4 Pooches” Thank You!

On Monday, September 12th, the La Crosse Police Department K-9 Unit hosted the 7th Annual “Putt’n 4 Pooches” Golf Outing and Fundraiser.  With twenty-five golf teams, this year’s outing was a great success in raising funds for the K-9 Unit. We would like to thank everyone that participated this year: The golfers, friends, and family members […]

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K-9 Ralph Awarded 1st Place

The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to share that our three narcotics detection K-9 teams each placed in the Top 10 at the annual United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) Narcotics Detection Certification Trials! Officer Tony LeQue and K-9 Ralph took home 1st Place overall with a perfect score of 200!  K-9 Ralph had the fastest time in completing […]

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LCPD K-9 “Putt’n 4 Pooches” Golf Outing and Fundraiser

The La Crosse Police Professional Non-Supervisory Association is pleased to announce the 7th 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 12, 2016 Time: 9:00AM Registration, 10:00AM Shotgun Start Cost: $60 per person – $240 per foursome This […]

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NROs, K-9 Team Arrest Suspected Meth Dealer

Yesterday, at 1:16PM, La Crosse Police Neighborhood Resource Officers (NROs) Tyler Pond and Dale Gerbig stopped a motor vehicle driven by Kong Vang near 11th and Badger Streets.  The traffic stop was based on their knowledge that Vang (DOB 9/9/1989) had an active warrant and did not possess a valid driver license. The NROs requested the on-duty K-9 team of Officer Tony LeQue and K-9 Ralph.  […]

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