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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Community-Centered Policing Commitment

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As people across our country and throughout Greater Lafayette have come together to seek answers to the senseless death of Mr. George Floyd, we are making available information from the Lafayette Police Department on the many programs that LPD uses regard...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

A Message to our City from Mayor Tony Roswarski

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The City of Lafayette is taking actions to keep our community safe, to ensure your access to essential services, and to minimize the financial impact from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

It's not too late to complete your Census!

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Do you have questions about the Census? We’ve gathered some information for you. Topics include reasons for reporting, safety and security, and Census jobs. We want to make your census submission easy and comfortable.

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Community Story Map - the First 20 Years of the Millennium

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The staff of the Tippecanoe County Area Plan Commission are celebrating a proclamation naming October as National Community Planning Month. APC has created a Community Story Map to review the amazing changes that have occurred locally in the last twenty y...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

COVID-19 Hotline Established to Assist with Home/Utility Payments

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The City of Lafayette is pleased to announce, in partnership with United Way of Greater Lafayette, The Greater Lafayette Community Foundation, and over 15 separate agencies in Tippecanoe County, a COVID-19 Hotline to assist those citizens affected by the ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Streetscape Phase 3 Underway

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We know how important it is for our economy to keeping Lafayette projects going. Streetscape Phase 3 enhancements to Main Street has begun. 

The next blocks to get a facelift include the south side of Main Street from 10th to 11th Street, both sid...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

New Pay by Phone Feature for Utility Customers

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The City of Lafayette’s Utility Billing Office is excited to announce their new Pay by Phone feature. Call (833) 252-1659 to submit a payment and have it show up on your account the same day.  The number goes to a step-by-step voice ope...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Community-Centered Policing Commitment

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As people across our country and throughout Greater Lafayette have come together to seek answers to the senseless death of Mr. George Floyd, we are making available information from the Lafayette Police Department on the many programs that LPD uses regard...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Nextdoor is growing!

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Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. It's the easiest way for you and your neighbors to talk online and make all of your lives better in the real world. And it's free.

Thousands of neighborhoods are already usi...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

New Fire Engine for LFD - Engine 9

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2017 Pierce Impel Fire Apparatus - Engine 9

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

New firetruck for LFD...Squad 7

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2016 Marion Rescue Fire Apparatus - Squad 7

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Posted on: May 17, 2016

Jeff Academy Cadet Class 2015-2016

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The 2015-2016 Jeff Cadet Class will graduate on May 17th.

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Posted on: July 22, 2015

Fire Prevention Bureau of the Year

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Our Fire Prevention Office was named the 2013 Fire Prevention Bureau of the Year by the Fire Inspector’s Association of Indiana.

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Posted on: July 21, 2015

Battalion Chiefs Awards

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The Battalion Chiefs hosted an awards banquet to acknowledge members with awards and unit citations for their performance under duress.

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

Life Saving Awards and Unit Citations

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Members of the department were presented with Unit Citations and Lifesaving medals for incidents in which they rescued and resuscitated 2 citizens from fires.

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

Promotion of Randy Evans, Toby Frost, and Bob McCord

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On April 28, 2015, Captain Randy Evans was promoted to Assistant Chief of Special Operations. Lieutenant Toby Frost was promoted to Captain, and Firefighter Bob McCord was promoted to Lieutenant.

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Fire Suppression

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Largest division of the department that is responsible for emergency medical services, fire suppression, mitigation of disasters, and rescue activities

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

McAllister Foundation gift to fund major field renovations at McCaw Park

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Lafayette Parks Foundation announced today that they are the proud recipient of an $85,000 gift from The McAllister Foundation, which will help fund the baseball field renovations at McCaw Park.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

The 2020 Fun Guide is here!

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Check out the 2020 Lafayette Parks & Recreation Fun Guide! View and/or download a digital copy here. Pick up a physical copy at a variety of locations all over town, including the Lafayette Parks Administrative Office (located in Columbian Park), McAl...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

UPDATE AS OF 3:30pm 7/01/20: Back on Track Indiana Plan

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UPDATE AS OF 3:30pm 7/01/20: We have received a new update from the Governor’s office. At this time, we will NOT be moving to Stage 5 of the Back on Track Indiana Plan. Instead, we will be moving into Stage 4.5, in which all of our aquatic facil...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

July 14 is Art in the Park: Rock Night!

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Join us for Art in the Park 2020, featuring local art vendors, food trucks, free kids crafts, live music, and more! On Tuesday, July 14, join us from 6 - 8:30 pm at Armstrong Park for Rock Night, featuring live music from Rock America!

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Summer Camp 2020

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Get your bathing suits ready, it is time for fun in the sun with your friends! McAllister Recreation Center offers kids a chance to be active during summer break. Campers visit the department’s aquatic facilities and other parks throughout the c...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Yoga at McAllister

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Looking for an activity that’s more than just a fitness program? Clear your mind, strengthen your body, and touch your spirit with Shari Gass. Yoga combines asanas (physical postures) and pranayama (breath work) to achieve flexibility, strength,...

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Posted on: July 3, 2020

Lafayette Police Make Arrest in Shooting and Robbery

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Lafayette Police Arrest Suspect in Child Solicitation

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Lafayette Police Welcome Three New Officers

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Lafayette Police Shooting Review Board Findings

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Shooting Review Board Scheduled

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Lafayette Police Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Scam Targeting Health Care Workers

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Lafayette Police Looking for a Person of Interest

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Lafayette Police Arrest Two For Recent Shooting

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Lafayette Police Shooting Review Board Findings

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Lafayette Police Investigating the Death of an Infant

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Update: Lafayette Police Officer Involved in Shooting

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

Amazing News!

New Stuff!

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Register for Zoo Run Run 2020: a VIRTUAL walk/run

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In its 18th year, the Columbian Park Zoo’s annual Zoo Run Run 5K run/walk is going VIRTUAL!  Out of concern for our community’s health and safety during this unprecedented time, the NEW virtual run/walk format will allow you a...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

The Zoo is OPEN!

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The Governor has moved up Stage 4 of his Back on Track Indiana plan to begin Friday, June 12th. So that means Columbian Park Zoo may officially open for the season at 50% capacity that day!

Hours will be 10:00am-5:30pm daily.

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Sign up for a VIRTUAL CAMP!

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Now you can experience our popular Zoo Camps - from anywhere!  Virtual Camps include access to themed content designed to keep your child engaged and entertained.  Based on the week’s theme, virtual campers will explore online ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Operating Procedures for CPZ during COVID-19

CPZ Policies and Procedures during COVID-19

Check out some of our updated cleaning and safety operating procedures during COVID-19. The health and safety of our animals, staff, and guests is our number one priority. Thank you!

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Penguin Exhibit COMING SOON!

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We are counting down until we can open our brand new Penguin Exhibit. Our crew has been working hard all winter long to prepare for nine African Penguins who will be coming to us from a zoological facility in California! Stay tuned for updates about the o...

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Posted on: December 25, 2019

2020 Youth Classes - Register Now!

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Calling all animal lovers...we've got a class for you!  Kids of all ages will find something to love at CPZ.  Check out our full line-up of 2020 Youth Classes, including:

  • Cub Club (ages 3-4 years) is perfect for little learners!
  • Critter Cl...
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