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Homicide Suspect Arrested

Chief Kudron is pleased to announce that Shavonte T. Thompson (DOB 02/16/1992) has been arrested for the homicide of Javier Hall, as well as an additional shooting incident that occurred in the City of La Crosse in March of 2019. On 01-10-2020 La Crosse Police were notified by the US Marshals Service in Peoria, IL […]

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2019 Ends as it Started…Guns

2019 for the La Crosse Police Department ended very much like it started, with a “gun shot” call. On 12-31-2019 officers responded to the 700 block of Logan St. for a report of people hearing six gun shots. Upon arrival officers located shell casings and two sets of footprints in the fresh snow, which when […]

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Suspect Identified in Homicide Investigation – Arrest Warrant Issued

La Crosse Police in consultation with the La Crosse County District Attorney’s Office are identifying Shavonte T. Thompson DOB 02/16/1992 of La Crosse as the suspect in the homicide of Javier Hall. On Saturday night, November 2nd at about 9:40 pm the La Crosse Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Copeland Ave. for […]

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Sex Offender Notification

The attached flyer contains details of a recent sex offender notification that the La Crosse Police Department received from the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Thomas V. Drusch is being released from Wisconsin Prison System. We want you to be informed of this offender’s release into the community. Please click on the link below and type […]

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La Crosse Police Announce Campaign Visit Policy

The City of La Crosse Police Department is announcing their intention to require presidential campaigns to provide a 50 percent up front payment for the anticipated expenses associated with campaign visits. Over the last 20+ years La Crosse has become a destination for presidential candidates from both parties.  As a community there is some honor […]

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Shooting Results in Homicide Investigation

La Crosse Police are investigating a shooting incident resulting in the death of one individual. On Saturday night, November 2nd at about 9:40 pm the La Crosse Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Copeland Ave. for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival police located a single victim suffering from a gun shot […]

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October Proving to be a Busy Month for La Crosse Police

In the last 30 days, La Crosse Police have responded to many calls involving guns. This continues the alarming trend with our calls for service over the last three years.  We have done press releases in the past focusing on the increase of gun calls, shots fired calls and felon in possession of firearm arrests. […]

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LA CROSSE POLICE COMPLETE THE ONE MIND CAMPAIGN PLEDGE

The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to announce that they have completed the pledge they took to improve their response to those living with a mental illness in the community. The pledge is a part of an initiative called the One Mind Campaign which was started by the International Association of Chiefs of Police […]

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La Crosse Police Land Domestic Abuse Grant

October is domestic abuse awareness month and La Crosse Police Chief Shawn Kudron is pleased to announce that the La Crosse Police Department’s DART (Domestic Abuse Reduction Team) project was awarded a continuation grant in the amount of $450,000 to be used over a 36-month period to improve criminal justice responses to victims of domestic […]

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K9 Zaback to Retire

La Crosse Police are regretfully announcing the early retirement of K9 Zaback due to an injury sustained while doing a public demonstration. Zaback was added to the La Crosse Police Department canine unit June of 2013 and was assigned to Officer Trenton Bowe. During his six-year career Zaback has worked hard to protect our community […]

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