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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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Sara Softball Donation

Chi Phi Fraternity Presents Donation to La Crosse Police

On Tuesday May 12th the Chi Phi Fraternity—Pi Theta Chapter from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse presented a donation check to the La Crosse Police Department for $5,000.00. The generous donation came from funds raised during the 3rd annual La Crosse Violence Awareness Charity Softball Tournament, “Sara Softball 2015”, that was held on Saturday, April […]

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NRO Drug Arrest Seizure

Neighborhood Resource Team Arrests Suspected Dealer

On Wednesday, February 25th, the La Crosse Police Neighborhood Resource Officers were conducting surveillance in response to neighborhood complaints about illegal drug activity in the 1400 block of Caledonia Street.  Officers observed suspicious activity behind 1417 Caledonia Street and further investigation led officers into obtaining a search warrant for this residence.  Officers seized 611 grams […]

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