Posted on: April 12, 2017

City of Lafayette Clean Sweep

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The annual Clean Sweep event is hosted by the City of Lafayette and is a great way for families and organizations to help keep Lafayette beautiful.

To register call 765-807-1021 or email Lafayette City Clerk, Cindy Murray at cmurray@lafayette.in.gov. All s...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Northend Community Center coming to Elmwood

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Northend Community Center Slated for Completion in Mid 2018   

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 16, 2017 – Lafayette, IN-After years of planning and cooperation with a number of local not-for-profit organizations, Faith Community Developme...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

2017 State Of The City

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“Crime is down. We are financially stable. Economic development is strong. Citizens are engaged and committed. Because of the unwavering commitment of our community members, our future is very bright.” 

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Stay connected with the city on Facebook and Twitter!

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Community highlights, fun events and a vibrant future. Join the journey… 

Like Us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LafayetteIN/

Follow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/City_Lafayette

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Live road closure, detour map now available.

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In order to help our residents and visitors better navigate through the city, our engineering department has developed a real-time detour and construction map. Know before you go and avoid areas currently under construction, as well as see backups real ti...Additional info...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Welcome Marq!

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Old National Bank spearheads a new development in the heart of downtown Lafayette that speaks to the attraction of what a growing, vibrant area our urban core has become. The investment potential this redevelopment project adds not only shapes a more soli...Read on...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

City of Lafayette Mobile App

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The most significant new feature of the LafayetteIN app is the geo-location driven Action Center. The Action Center area of the app allows users to pin the location of the area they are concerned about through Google mapping directly on their device, and ...Learn more...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Lafayette partners with Purdue University for wireless expansion

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A partnership among Purdue, the cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette, the Lafayette and Tippecanoe school corporations, Tippecanoe County and the Purdue Research Foundation will allow for a cost-effective expansion of the campus and community wireless s...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Utility Billing - Citizen Self Service Portal

Paying your utility bills online has never been easier. Check our our new Citizen Self Service Portal and sign up today for easy, online payments.

Citizen Self Service Tutorial
Posted on: July 18, 2016

Community safety initiatives update

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In an ongoing effort to keep the public informed, today the City of Lafayette and the Lafayette Police Department held a press conference to provide updates on community safety and crime prevention initiatives. We are committed to a wholistic approach to ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

LPD Podcast

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In 2017, under the direction of Chief Flannelly, the Community Outreach and Crime Prevention Unit created a podcast, a digital audio series available for download by the Lafayette community.  Hosted by Lt. Brian Gossard and Sgt. Scott Galloway, t...

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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 a...

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Posted on: July 21, 2015

Learn About LPD Specialty Units

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In what specialties is the Lafayette Police Department involved? Find out the full list of specializations in which an officer can be involved here!

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Posted on: January 12, 2016

Camera Registration Program

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In cooperation with CrimeReports.com, the police department will commence a camera registration program. This is designed for people who want to help with the investigative process in the chance a crime occurs near their home or business. The voluntary ...Read on...

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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

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Promotion of Brad Young to Sergeant

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On March 29th, 2016, Brad Young was promoted to Sergeant.

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Promotion of Todd Lyons to Sergeant

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On March 29th, 2016, Todd Lyons was promoted to Sergeant.

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Promotion of Jamie Blacker to Lieutenant

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On March 29th, 2016, Jamie Blacker was promoted to Lieutenant.

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Promotion of Matt Chase to Captain

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On March 29th, 2016, Matt Chase was promoted to Captain.

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Promotion of Chris Gorbett to Assistant Chief of Training

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On March 29th, 2016, Chris Gorbett was promoted to Assistant Chief of Training.

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.

Posted on: May 11, 2016

2016 LFD Recruit Class

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Pictured left to right:
Ryan Thoma
Cody Roby
Matthew Peters
John Eason
Caleb Hufford
Jared Lohmeyer

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: April 18, 2011

Jeff Fire & Rescue Academy

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Giving high school students the opportunity to be exposed to the fire service as a career option.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Fire Prevention Show

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Come join us for the Fire Prevention Show the week of October 5th-8th at the Jefferson High School Auditorium.

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

New Playground to be built at McCaw Park

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Thanks to a generous donation from The McAllister Foundation, McCaw Park will receive a new playground. For additional information please read the following press release:

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Adult Softball Information

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For information about Adult Softball Leagues at Lyboult Park, please contact Vinny Bruce Vindog3@comcast.net.

Leagues are forming for Men, Women, and Co-Ed.

Posted on: January 30, 2017

2017 Fun Guide Available

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Get ready for a year full of fun with Lafayette Parks and Recreation! Download your digital copy of the 2017 Lafayette Parks and Recreation Fun Guide by clicking on the link below:

2017 Lafayette Parks Fun Guide

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

2017 Fun Guide Available

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Get ready for a year full of fun with Lafayette Parks and Recreation! Download your digital copy of the 2017 Lafayette Parks and Recreation Fun Guide by clicking on the link below:

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Fitness on Demand

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Fitness on Demand is a smart fitness kiosk that provides world-class fitness programming by schedule or on-demand. Browse hundreds of fitness classes – sorted by type, difficulty level, or length to find the perfect class to fit your schedule or goals.

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Summer Camp

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Summer Camp Registration is now available! Reserve your spot today as space is limited.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Saturday Drug Take Back Event

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Police arrest shooting suspect

Criminal Recklessness with Deadly Weapon - Arrest

On April 19th, around 11:55 pm, the Lafayette Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1000 block of State Street.  Officers responded to the scene and encountered the reported female vic...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Crime Prevention Specialist begins

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Multiple Drug Arrests

            On April 6th, Lafayette Police Department Street Crimes Unit conducted a narcotics investigation at 1826-2 Wilson Street.  After obtaining a search warrant for the location, officers seized 282.12 grams o...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Traffic Safety Partnership Press Release

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Outreach Event - Homelessness and Panhandling

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Lafayette Police Hosting Outreach Event on Homelessness and Panhandling

The Lafayette Police Department, in cooperation with the City of Lafayette Economic Development department and the PATH / Purdue Street team, are combining efforts once again to provid...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Inside the Squad Podcast - Episode 2

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A great listen about your police department and we've made it easy for those of you who don't use iTunes or Google Play Listen here by clicking this link and it will automatically play: https://soundcloud.com/insidethesquad/ep...&n...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Man stabbed in back in parking lot

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

March 24th, 2017 

sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1224

Stabbing in parking lot near 1740 Salem Street

On March 23rd, around 4:00 pm, the Lafayette Police Department responded a report of a man havin...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Arrest Made in Brice Street Shooting

For Immediate Release

Contact Sgt. Scott Galloway

March 23rd, 2017 

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(765) 807-1224

 

Arrest Made in Shooting Incident

Around 2:30 AM on March 20th the Lafayette Police Department received an emergency call stating a female h...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Shooting at S. 24th and Brice Street

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Around 2:30 AM on March 20th the Lafayette Police Department received an emergency call stating a female had been shot in the area of South 24th Street and Brice Street. The reporting party was driving to an area hospital with the fe...

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Posted on: March 18, 2017

Fatal Crash - South St and Marketplace Dr

At approximately 2:27 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a personal injury crash at the intersection of South St. and Market Place Dr. Upon arrival, officers determined that a small passenger vehicle traveling eastbound on Sout...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Missing Person

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The Lafayette Police Department is currently investigating the report of a missing person. 29-year-old Steven Lee Montoya of Lafayette has been reported missing by his family, and the Lafayette Police Department is asking for the public’s help i...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Lafayette Police Podcast

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In a continuing effort to connect to the public, the Lafayette Police Department Crime Prevention and Community Outreach division has begun a podcast series titled “Inside the Squad”. The first episode is now available and can be downl...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Stabbing

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Liquor Law Violations

 

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Spice Drug Arrest

On February 11th, at approximately 8:37pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department Street Crimes Unit attempted to serve an arrest warrant at 1001-3 Roberts St. Rufus Duncan was identified as the wanted subject. While on scene and standing outside t...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

9th & Salem Bus Crash

On February 9th, at approximately 8:05am, the Lafayette Police Department was called to N 9th St and Salem St in reference to a report of a vehicle crash. The vehicles involved were a Chevy flat-bed pickup truck and a Lafayette School Corporation school b...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Bank Robbery - 2/6

On February 6th, at approximately 12:45pm, the Lafayette Police Department received a report of a robbery at the Fountain Trust Company in the 300-block of Ferry St. Employees stated the suspect entered the bank and demanded money. After obtaining the cas...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Crash on Union Street

  

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Bank robber arrested

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

January 26th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1260

Bank Robbery Arrest

Lafayette Police investigated two bank robberies in late 2016, Lafayette Bank & Trust on Maple Points Drive, occurring on ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Center Street Homicide Update

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Domestic Violence Arrrest

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Shooting on Briarwood Ct

 On Saturday January 21, 2017, at approximately 9:05 PM, the Lafayette Police Department responded to the area of 1600 Briarwood Court regarding a report of shots fired.  While responding to the initial report, officers were advised that...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Swearing-in and Safety Initiatives

Today, the Lafayette Police Department is swearing-in and welcoming two new police officers, Neil Cain and Matthew Santerre. With these additions, the police department will now be at full staff and at the allotted strength of 142 officers. Since January ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

LPD Arrests 2 in Homicide

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

January 20th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1260

 

Center Street Murder Arrests

 

Lafayette Police responded to the 1600 block of Center Street around 6:00 am on January 16th for a report...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Circle K robbery

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway
January 18th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov (765) 807-1260

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Fight & Shots Fired

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On January 17, 2017, at approximately 5:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 1900 block of Windemere Drive for a report of a fight with gunshots havin...Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Homicide Upate

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

January 17th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1260

Homicide Investigation – Update

Recap: Lafayette Police responded to the 1600 block of Center Street around 6:00 am on January 16th for a re...

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Name released in death investigation

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

January 16th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1260

Homicide Investigation – Update

- Event reported on January 16th, 2017 at 6:02 am

Lafayette Police responded to the 1600 block of Center Stre...

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Death Investigation

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

January 16th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1260

Event reported on January 16th, 2017 at 6:02 am

Lafayette Police responded to the 1600 block of Center Street for a reported shooting. Officers ar...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Fugitive Arrest

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On January 5th, at approximately 11:00pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department attempted to locate a suspect wanted on four outstanding warrants. The suspect was identified as Keith George Grove (34 years old and of Lafayette). Officers with the ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Village Pantry Robbery

On January 5th, at approximately 2:55am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at the Village Pantry at South St and S 9th St. The suspect entered the store, approached the clerk, and demanded cash and cigarettes. The suspect ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2017

Early morning robbery at Circle K on Ferry St

On January 1st, at approximately 4:58am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Circle K gas station at 3112 Ferry Street. The alleged suspect, described as a black male, thin buid and wearing a red “Car...

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Posted on: January 2, 2017

Vehicle Crash at Union St and Sagamore Pkwy

On January 1st, at approximately 10:30 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to Sagamore Pky N, just north of Union Street, to investigate a personal injury crash. When officers arrived, they found a 2006 Nissan 4-door on its side. T...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Lafayette Community Bank Robbery

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On Saturday, December 17th, at approximately 11:38am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at the Lafayette Community Bank in the 3600-block of Cougill Ln. Officers determined that the suspect entered the bank location and d...Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2016

Crash sends one to hospital in critical condition

Vehicle Crash – Passenger in Critical Condition

On December 17 at about 3:00 am the Lafayette Police Department responded to a vehicle crash in the 1100 block of N 9th St. The Tippecanoe County Fatal Alcohol Crash Team [F.A.C.T.] was dispatched to co...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Lafayette Police Arrest Alleged Robbery Suspect

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Lafayette Police Department detectives conducted follow up investigations on a string of robberies between December 11 and December 13 at the following locations:

- December 11th at 6 South 9th Street - Village Pantry

- Decem...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Child Pornography Investigation and Arrest

On December 7th, at approximately 8:00am, officers and detectives with the Lafayette Police Department, West Lafayette Police Department, and investigators with the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office High Tech Crimes Unit executed a search wa...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Drug Search Warrant and Arrests

In the morning hours of December 17th, 2016, the Drug Task Force, Lafayette Police Street Crimes Unit, and Lafayette patrol officers served a search warrant at a residence in the 1600-block of Congress St in Lafayette. Upon entry into the residence, offic...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

KFC Attempted Robbery

On November 18th, at approximately 9:00pm, the Lafayette Police Department responded to the Kentucky Fried Chicken at 2711 Teal Road. Lafayette Police Dispatch received a complaint of a male entering the store with a handgun. During the investigation, an ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2015

News Conference Press Release

LAFAYETTE, IN - September 24, 2015 - The City of Lafayette and the Lafayette Police Department have come together to address concerns that people have in the Lafayette community about crime, and present components of a comprehensive, ongoing strategy to h...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2015

Abandoned Properties

Are you aware of an abandoned property that is not well-kept? Abandoned, foreclosed, and vacant properties pose a significant issue for municipalities and communities. And, unfortunately, Lafayette is no different. Research has linked these properties ...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2015

Property Exchange Location

The City of Lafayette and the Lafayette Police Department will be offering a space for the exchange of property being purchased both online and through traditional avenues. The space is located at the Lafayette Fire Department Station #5 at Creasy Ln and...Read on...


Posted on: March 1, 2017

Zoo Brew & Wine Too Tickets ON SALE NOW!

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LAFAYETTE, IN – March 1, 2017 - Join Friends of Columbian Park Zoo on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. for the inaugural Zoo Brew and Wine Too pub crawl event. Zoo Brew and Wine Too will help support future projects and growth for the Col...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

NEW Programs For 2017!

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Our long-running Bedtime Zoo Stories, Little Cub Club, and Young EDventurers programs are retiring, but we've taken all the best loved parts and used them as the foundation for a new generation of education programs!

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Announcing 2017 Zoo Sprouts Programs (ages 3-4)

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Developed specifically with early childhood learning foundations in mind, this hour long class gives little learners a chance to explore nature and animals in a safe, nurturing environment. Get to know nature through play experiences, art, songs and stori...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Support the Zoo

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Want to have access to discounts, exclusive events and more? Become a Friends of Columbian Park Zoo member today!

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

NEW Programs For 2017!

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Columbian Park Zoo is excited to announce a brand new line-up of family and youth programs beginning January 2017!

Our long-running Bedtime Zoo Stories, Little Cub Club, and Young EDventurers programs are retiring, but we've taken all the best loved parts and used them as the foundation for a new generation of education programs!

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

Columbian Park Zoo Announces Pollinator Palooza

Columbian Park Zoo is celebrating pollinator conservation in conjunction with National Pollinator Week.

Pollinator Palooza will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2016, culminating a week of on-grounds interactive activities celebrating bees, butterflies and other pollinators. At Pollinator Palooza, the Zoo will offer a series of family-friendly activities rel...Read on...

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