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Four Arrested: Drugs, Guns & Money Seized

On March 28th at 10:20 pm the La Crosse Police Department’s Investigative Staff and Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at 1501 9th St S. in La Crosse.  La Crosse Police Investigators developed information that heroin was being sold from this residence and were able to secure a search warrant based on this information. […]

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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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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-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 (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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