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CPA Week 3: Tours and TASERs

The Week 3 Citizens’ Police Academy class was an exciting one! To start the evening, Supervisor Nancy Heimke of the Public Safety Communications Center, a division of La Crosse County Emergency Services, explained that dispatchers are responsible for professional call-taking, dispatch, and support services for pre-hospital, medical, fire, and law enforcement agencies throughout the County of […]

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Body recovered from Mississippi River Identified

On Friday, March 13th at 8:01am, The La Crosse Police and Fire Departments and the La Crosse Dive Unit responded to the report of a body floating in the Mississippi River in front of the River Side Center in downtown La Crosse. The La Crosse Fire Department recovered the body from the Mississippi River. Investigators […]

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Responsible Beverage Server Training Announced

The La Crosse Police Department, together with the La Crosse County Health Department, Changing the Culture of Risky Drinking Behavior Coalition, and Coulee Council on Addictions, are co-sponsoring several FREE Responsible Beverage Server Training sessions throughout this year. The main purpose of the Responsible Beverage Server Training is to help servers and staff create a safe and responsible […]

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High Visibility Traffic Safety Enforcement

On Saturday, March 14th, the La Crosse Police Department, along with other agencies in La Crosse County, will be deploying extra officers as part of the La Crosse County Traffic Safety Task Force initiative. The officers will be looking for OWI, Speed, Seatbelt, and other traffic safety violations.  They will also deploy on Tuesday, March 17th […]

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High Visibility OWI Traffic Enforcement

On Friday, February 13th, the La Crosse Police Department, along with other agencies in La Crosse County, will be deploying extra officers as part of the La Crosse County Traffic Safety Task Force initiative. The officers will be looking for OWI, Speed, Seatbelt, and other traffic safety violations. From June through December 2014, the La Crosse […]

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High Visibility Traffic Safety Enforcement

Today, Friday, December 12th, the La Crosse Police Department, along with law enforcement agencies in La Crosse County, will be deploying officers as part of the La Crosse County Traffic Safety task force initiative to increase safety belt use and reduce drunk driving.  Officers will be looking for the following: OWI, Speed, Seatbelt, and other traffic safety related […]

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign

The La Crosse Police Department and La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department, together with hundreds of other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin, will crack down on drunken motorists during the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign from August 15th through September 1st.  Both local agencies will have extra officers out at night during this […]

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Drug Drop Off Feature

Prescription Medication Drop Boxes

The La Crosse County Heroin Task Force, along with the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department and Police Departments in La Crosse, Onalaska, Holmen, Town of Campbell, West Salem, and Bangor, announced this morning that each department will be installing prescription medication drop boxes.  The drug drop boxes were obtained through a grant from the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators […]

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National Safe Boating Week May 17 – 23

National Safe Boating Week, May 17 – 23, 2014, kicks-off the yearlong North American Safe Boating Campaign which promotes safe, responsible boating and encourages recreational boaters to wear a life jacket at all times when operating on the water. Each year, over 500 people drown in recreational boating accidents.  By encouraging people to “Wear It”, the theme of […]

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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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