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Armed Robbery: One in custody – Police need public’s help locating another.

La Crosse Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a second suspect from an armed robbery. On March 1st La Crosse Police were called to 1426 Liberty St. for a report of an armed robbery.  The victim, Bradley Hayden of Necedah, said that he came to La Crosse with his girlfriend Jessica Harmon.  […]

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La Crosse Police Celebrate Asst. Chief Abraham’s FBI Academy Graduation

The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to announce that on March 17, 2017 Assistant Police Chief Robert Abraham successfully completed the 267th Session of the FBI National Academy.  Asst. Chief Abraham was one of 227 law enforcement executives to graduate on that day from the National Academy.  Asst. Chief Abraham’s classmates included law enforcement […]

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Missing Person Update

Today, 03/09/2017, the La Crosse Police Department was notified by the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada that they had recovered the body of Thomas A. Olsen, DOB: 01/31/1964, from Lake Mead. On 03/07/2017, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Park Rangers located an abandoned vehicle in the Sunset View Scenic overlook (https://goo.gl/maps/MnyktvBfBC82) within Lake […]

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Missing Person

La Crosse Police Department is looking for the public’s help in locating Thomas A. Olsen (T.O.), co-owner of the Freight House Restaurant in La Crosse, WI. Thomas is described as an Asian male, 5’7, 175 pounds, black hair, brown eyes and is 53 years old.  See the attached photo.  Thomas’ friends and family contacted the […]

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Robbery at Holy Smokes

On 02/16/2017, at 7:53 PM the store Holy Smokes, located at 1103 Rose Street, was robbed at gun point.  The suspect entered the store and pointed a handgun at the employees demanding money.  The suspect was described as a white male with a medium build wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, jeans and black ski style […]

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La Crosse Police remember former member Scott Von Lanken

The La Crosse Police Department is saddened by the news of the senseless violence that took the life of a former La Crosse Police Officer Scott Von Lanken (see news  story link below). Scott worked for the La Crosse Police Department as a Civil Service Employee in 1978 and then was hired as an Officer […]

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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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UPDATE: Single Vehicle Accident

La Crosse Police along with the La Crosse Fire Department and the La Crosse County Dive Rescue have searched the waters of Swift Creek and the shoreline extensively for the operator of the vehicle that was found in Swift Creek in the early morning hours of today. In addition, La Crosse Police Investigators have done […]

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La Crosse Police Investigate a Single Vehicle Accident

La Crosse Police are currently investigating a single vehicle accident that occurred on Norplex Dr. just south of Jackson St. At 1:47 am La Crosse Police received a call indicating there was a small car on the ice of Swift Creek in the area of 200 Jackson St.  Upon arrival officers discovered there was a […]

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Officer Involved Shooting Video Released

After a delay due to the ongoing investigation and coordination with the multiple agencies involved, the La Crosse Sheriff’s Office and La Crosse Police Department are releasing squad video of the officer involved shooting that occurred on Hwy 16 on December 30th.  Below is an explanation and summary of the La Crosse Officer’s squad car […]

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