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Area Law Enforcement Receive Crisis Intervention Team Training

The Mental Health Coalition of the Greater La Crosse Area, in collaboration with La Crosse County Human Services, the La Crosse Police Department and the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce a three-day Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training for law enforcement. The training is designed to educate law enforcement personnel about mental […]

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There’s an App for that! Tips can be reported using P3 App

LA CROSSE AREA CRIME STOPPERS PARTNERS WITH ANDERSON SOFTWARE TO COUNTER CRIME AND BUILD A STRONGER COMMUNITY. New technology optimizes the tip submission experience and effectiveness. La Crosse, WI (February 2, 2017) – La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers is proud to announce that they have recently partnered with the Texas-based company, Anderson Software, to provide […]

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Over $24,000 Worth of Drugs Taken off the Street

On September 24th the La Crosse Police Department Investigative Staff, La Crosse Police Emergency Response Team, Wisconsin Department of Justice-Division of Criminal Investigation, and the West Central Metropolitan Enforcement Group (MEG), with the help of the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department Emergency Response Team and Onalaska Police Department, executed search warrants at three separate locations as part […]

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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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Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Early tomorrow morning, members of the La Crosse Department will join area law enforcement agencies and community members for 30th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg to help raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics Wisconsin. The Law Enforcement Torch Run was first established by the law enforcement community as a way to help support Special Olympics in […]

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Police Officer Memorial – LCPD’s Fallen

Today, in honor of National Police Officer Memorial Day, the La Crosse Police Department, along with area law enforcement agencies, will attend the Police Officer Memorial Ceremony to honor our fallen brothers and sisters.  Already this year, law enforcement agencies from across the United States have tragically lost 35 men and women in the line of duty. The county-wide memorial […]

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Project Blue Light

The La Crosse Officer’s Spousal Support Association (LCOSSA) will be holding its first annual Project Blue Light Fundraiser.  Members of LCOSSA will be selling blue light bulbs as a way to show support for our local law enforcement officers in the city of La Crosse.   Residents are asked to shine their lights the week of […]

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IRS Scam Alert

The La Crosse Police Department would like to warn area residents that phone scammers are continuing to make fake Internal Revenue Service (IRS) collections calls.  The fake IRS collection agents, using both “live” and “robo-calls”, are demanding that the victim make an immediate payment on an overdue tax bill.  They demand personal details or banking information, and then they threaten […]

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2015 Oktoberfest Recap

Chief Ron Tischer and members of the La Crosse Police Department would like to thank the volunteers, businesses, and organizations in our community, as well as outside law enforcement agencies, for all of their help in making Oktoberfest 2015 a safe and enjoyable event for all. To help ensure safety throughout the fest, the La Crosse Police Department deployed 55 additional law enforcement […]

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Oktoberfest Feature

Tips for a Fun and Safe Oktoberfest

The La Crosse Police Department, together with our community partners, have been preparing for the 2015 Oktoberfest for many months to ensure a safe and enjoyable celebration for all.  Recently, we have been reaching out to different members of our community to provide some recommendations for best practices during this city-wide event.  We have met with […]

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