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CPA Week 9: Water Patrol, K-9 Demo, and PS/CSB

This past Tuesday, Week 9 of the La Crosse Police Department Citizens’ Police Academy, was packed with great information about several different areas of the Police Department. To kick off the evening, Sergeant Randy Rank gave a short presentation on the La Crosse Police Department Water Patrol Unit.  In 2014, the Department received a grant […]

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Armed Robbery at Payday Loan Store – Suspect Wanted

On Thursday, March 19, at approximately 7:45PM, La Crosse Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Payday Loan Store at 4009 Mormon Coulee Road in La Crosse. The store clerk reported that a male subject entered the store displaying a handgun and demanded money.  The clerk complied with the demand, and […]

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Bowe and Zaback

K-9 Zaback in Top 3 at USPCA Certification

Recently, La Crosse Police Officer Trenton Bowe and K-9 Zaback attended the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) annual certification testing.  K-9 Zaback scored 197 out of 200 possible points in the Drug Detector Trials, putting him in the top 3 out of all the police canines testing!  The Drug Detector Trials measure for speed, accuracy, and […]

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Secord and Grumman

K-9 Grumman Recovers Stolen Gun

On October 6, 2014, La Crosse Police Department Investigators were investigating the report of a stolen 9mm handgun.  Investigators obtained information on the possible location of the stolen handgun, and Investigator Ron Secord responded to the area with K-9 Grumman. K-9 Grumman, a 7-year-old yellow lab, is one of the Department’s four K-9s, and the only explosives […]

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Meth Arrest Feature

“Shake-and-Bake” Meth Arrest

On Tuesday, July 22nd at 4:04PM, new Northside Neighborhood Resource Officers Tyler Pond and Casey Kamps were working the north side of La Crosse when they stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at the corner of Gillette and Avon Streets.  Upon further investigation and assistance from the La Crosse Police K-9 Unit, the passenger admitted to having drugs […]

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Putt'n 4 Pooches Thank You

“Putt’n 4 Pooches” Thank you!

Last Wednesday, the La Crosse Police Department K-9 Unit hosted the 5th Annual “Putt’n 4 Pooches” Golf Outing and Fundraiser.  With a record thirty-one golf teams, this year’s tournament was a great success in raising funds to help train and equip the Department’s four K-9 teams. We’d like to thank everyone that participated this year: The golfers, friends, and family […]

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Rossman and Brutus

National K-9 Drug Detector Trials

Last week, Officer Casey Rossman and K-9 Brutus competed in the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) National Drug Detector Trails held in Edina, MN. Officer Rossman and K-9 Brutus competed with 96 of the nation’s best K-9 teams from as far as California, Texas, and even the CIA.  As indicated on the USPCA website, one of their main objectives is to, […]

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TAMC Staff

Congrats Dr. Tom Thompson and TAMC Veterinary Staff!

When the La Crosse Police Department received the first police K-9 in 2007, Doctor Tom Thompson, DVM, of the Thompson Animal Medical Center (TAMC), approached the department and volunteered his veterinary services, free of charge. Since then, Dr. Tom, Dr. Jean Heyt, Dr. Gary Wiegel, and the staff at TAMC have provided outstanding care for each […]

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Putt'n 4 Pooches

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

The La Crosse Police Professional Non-Supervisory Association is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Putt’n 4 Pooches golf outing and fundraiser to support the La Crosse Police Department K-9 Program. Where: Forest Hills Golf Course When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Time: 9:30AM Registration, 11:00AM Shotgun Start Cost: $60 per person – $240 per foursome Registration […]

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K-9 Brutus

CPA: Week 3

Last week’s Citizens’ Police Academy class received a brief presentation from Supervisor Nancy Heimke of the La Crosse County Public Safety Communications Center, a division of the Emergency Services Department.  After the presentation, we took a tour behind the scenes and learned how emergency and non-emergency calls are answered by the Dispatchers. Next on the agenda was a tour of […]

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