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Search Warrant leads to the arrest of two for drug and weapon charges

Last night, June 3, 2019, members of the La Crosse Police Department’s Investigative Bureau, along with the Emergency Response Team and Neighborhood Resource Officers, conducted a search warrant at 1116 4th Street South #2. As a result of this search warrant, Lavon D. Liggins (DOB 05/03/1981) was arrested for multiple drug offenses, as well as […]

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Drug Investigation Leads to Traffic Stop and 3 Search Warrants in La Crosse

La Crosse Police Investigative staff, along with Neighborhood Resource Officers, had a busy night Thursday. At approximately 2:51PM a car driven by James A. Connor III (DOB: 07/23/1975) was stopped in the 600 Block of South 7th Street as part of an ongoing Narcotics Investigation. Officer Dakota Jelinski and his K-9 partner Thor were deployed […]

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LCPD Recognized by Boys & Girls Club of Greater La Crosse

This past Friday night, the La Crosse Police Department was recognized at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse’s annual Wall of Fame Banquet. The La Crosse Police Department was presented with the “Distinguished Service Award” for the variety of community-based programs the agency is involved in. One of the hallmark programs that […]

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Pair of Repeat Drug Dealers Nabbed Again After Foot Chase and K9 Alert

La Crosse Police arrested a pair of repeat drug dealers yesterday afternoon. Brandon J. Smith (12/31/1983) of Onalaska and Jordan M. Hammel (09/11/1991) of La Crosse were taken into custody in the area of 1900 Kane St. after a brief foot chase with each. Neighborhood Resource Officers were working in the area 2100 Kane St. on a […]

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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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Downtown NROs Organize Earth Day Clean-Up

  After spending time in Cameron Park, visiting with the park’s frequent patrons, the Downtown area Neighborhood Resource Officers Joel Miller and Alex Burg noticed that the busy park could benefit from a bit of spring cleaning.  They approached downtown businesses with their idea for a clean-up and received overwhelming support! Today, from 11:30AM – 1:30PM, the […]

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NROs, K-9 Team Arrest Suspected Meth Dealer

Yesterday, at 1:16PM, La Crosse Police Neighborhood Resource Officers (NROs) Tyler Pond and Dale Gerbig stopped a motor vehicle driven by Kong Vang near 11th and Badger Streets.  The traffic stop was based on their knowledge that Vang (DOB 9/9/1989) had an active warrant and did not possess a valid driver license. The NROs requested the on-duty K-9 team of Officer Tony LeQue and K-9 Ralph.  […]

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Chief Tischer: NROs Spread Holiday Cheer

In early December, I had the privilege of accepting a generous donation from a caring and compassionate citizen of La Crosse.  This citizen’s family came together to donate several Festival Foods and Toys “R” Us gift cards.  Citing the Department’s Neighborhood Resource Officers’ positive interactions with area youth and their families, the donor requested that the NROs use the cards to […]

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Thank You for Your Support

As we approach the holidays and the new year, the La Crosse Police Department would like to take a moment to reflect on the overwhelming support of our Community Policing programs, especially the relatively new Neighborhood Resource Officer program. In 2014, with a first-ever, public-private collaboration, we were able to add four (4) sworn officer positions to […]

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Fair and Impartial Policing

La Crosse PD Hosts Fair and Impartial Police Training

The La Crosse Police Department, with assistance from the Wisconsin Department of Justice – Training & Standards Bureau, is pleased to announce the hosting of the “Fair and Impartial Policing – Train the Trainer” program running today, July 15th through Friday, July 17th. The Fair and Impartial Policing perspective, as indicated on the Fair and […]

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