Preliminary Numbers Hint at Crime Jump in La Crosse for 2012
Final crime stats for the city of La Crosse aren't in yet for 2012, but if trends throughout the year hold true, overall crime will have increased in the city. According to the latest numbers available from the city police department, crimes reported in the city inched up by four percent. Some of the biggest jumps were in burglaries and assaults. But police are solving more crimes, too. The crime stats show police were solving ten percent more cases than in 2011.