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  The La Crosse Police Department announces application for re-accreditation through the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Accreditation Group (WILEAG). On May 21, 1998 the La Crosse Police Department became one of the first law enforcement agencies in the State of Wisconsin to become accredited by WILEAG.  The La Crosse Police Department was the first law enforcement […]

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4 in Custody After Shooting Over Facebook Feud and Rant

Tonight at 4:43 pm the La Crosse Police were dispatched to 1008 State St. for a report of a shooting.  Information quickly developed that two vehicles sped away from the scene and that Ramon Washington and Devon Yang were the possible suspects.  After responding to the scene police determined that Monica Thompson was the target […]

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La Crosse Police Arrest 2 in Burglary Ring

On April 9th, 2017 at 05:22AM Officers from the La Crosse Police Department were dispatched to the 300 Block of South 22nd Street for an entry in progress complaint.  Officers were advised that a resident in the area had just woken up, and while looking out toward his garage, he observed two flashlights flickering inside […]

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LCPD & LCFD Investigate Suspicious Fires

Over the last 6 months the La Crosse Fire Department and La Crosse Police Department have been collaborating to investigate several suspicious fires.  Since October of 2016 there have been 10 fires that have been classified as suspicious and being investigated as possible arsons.  These fires have included several vehicles, a garage and several residences and have […]

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Open Bike Barn Hours and Spring City Auction

Open Bike Barn Hours Beginning this week, citizens that have reported a lost or stolen bicycle have the opportunity to look for their bicycle during open Bike Barn hours.  The Bike Barn (Police Impound Building) is located on Isle la Plume at 1925 Marco Drive in La Crosse. The Bike Barn is open to the public from […]

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La Crosse Police Explorer Rescues Choking Friend

The La Crosse Police Department is proud to report the lifesaving actions of Police Explorer Ian Brown.  On March 22nd during lunch at Central High School, La Crosse Police Explorer Ian Brown used the first aid training that he received as a Police Explorer to perform the Heimlich maneuver on a fellow student who was […]

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Missing Person-Juvenile

UPDATE March 12, 2017 12:33PM:  Karson was found safe.  We’d like to thank everyone for their assistance getting the word out.   The La Crosse Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 17 year old male party who is autistic.  Karson R. Hennen (picture attached) was last seen at approximately 9:20PM […]

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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 ( within Lake […]

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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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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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