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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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1 Year of Drug Drop Box Success

It has been one year since the La Crosse Police Department installed a permanent Prescription Drug Drop-Off Box as part of a county-wide initiative to provide a safe and convenient way to dispose of household medications. Over the past year, we have had great success collecting and disposing of 800 POUNDS of unwanted and/or unused prescription drugs! The […]

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Back to School Safety

As summer comes to a close and schools open their doors for the new year, the La Crosse Police Department would like to ask that all motorists be more vigilant for people walking and riding bikes to school, including the university areas.  We are also asking that drivers pay close attention to our School Crossing Guards who […]

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NNO 2014

National Night Out Events in La Crosse

Tuesday, August 4th marks the 32nd National Night Out and the 18th Annual celebration here in La Crosse! National Night Out (NNO) is an annual event in which Neighborhood Watch groups get together across the nation in the form of local block parties, cookouts, and youth programs.  The NNO campaign involves citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood […]

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Pastor Clements

Local Police Chaplain Appointed ICPC President

The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to share that Mark Clements, Head Chaplain of the La Crosse Area Law Enforcement Chaplaincy, was recently installed as the 21st President of the International Conference of Police Chaplains (ICPC)! Chaplain Clements became a Life Member of the ICPC in 2001, and through this organization, has earned his Basic, Senior, Master, and Diplomate […]

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Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Early this morning, members of the La Crosse and Onalaska Police Departments joined other law enforcement agencies and community members for our local leg of the 28th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to help raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics Wisconsin. The Law Enforcement Torch Run was first established by the law enforcement community […]

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Police Officer Memorial Day – LCPD’s Fallen

Today on 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 42 men and women.  The county-wide memorial ceremony will be held today at 10:00AM […]

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Click It or Ticket

Click It or Ticket Campaign in Wisconsin

  The La Crosse Police Department and other Law Enforcement agencies in La Crosse County will participate in the Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign occurring throughout Wisconsin from May 18th to May 31st. “Our officers will be on the lookout for unbuckled motorists. If you’re not wearing a safety belt, we will […]

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Linnea Miller Award

LCPD Sergeant Linnea Miller Receives Award

La Crosse Police Detective Sergeant Linnea Miller was awarded the 2015 Ken Kolb “Great Kids Start With You” Award as part of the La Crosse Child Maltreatment Conference held last week. With nominations from three individuals including a La Crosse Child Protective Services worker, a Stepping Stones Family Advocate, and a fellow police officer, Sgt. Miller’s […]

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