Mission, Vision, Values

Mission Statement

Leaders in providing a safe and vibrant community.

Vision Statement

Eliminate crime through community engagement.

The La Crosse Police Department's mission is based on our core values that represent what we stand for and how we will get the job done. These values reinforce one another and ensure that we are working together to serve our citizens.


The following values guide our attempt to achieve our mission and vision:

  • Employee Safety & Wellness
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Respect
  • Transparency
  • Dedication
  • Professionalism
  • Community Policing

Five Year Strategic Plan

The Police Department’s Strategic Plan will serve as a broad guideline to steer our Department over the course of the next five years.  It is our roadmap to the future of policing in our community.

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