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The Lafayette Police Department is committed to providing leading public safety service to the ever-expanding community.

For more information about our department and services, call LPD at (765) 807-1200, or if you have an emergency, please call 911.


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Citizens police academy


The Lafayette Police Department's Citizen's Academy is an educational outreach program designed to provide citizens a greater understanding of the inner-workings of their police department and of the role law enforcement plays within the criminal justice system.

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The Lafayette Police D.A.R.E program is offered to all 5th graders.  Lessons also include bullying, how to deal with stress, confident communication and responsibility.  The purpose of having an officer instruct the class is to build relationships with the students and encouraging them to be good citizens.  

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College Internship ProgramCollege internship program

Our internship provides college students opportunities to grow their knowledge and experience in the field of law enforcement.  The internship is a total of 120 hours scheduled across 15 weeks of instruction. 

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A.L.I.C.E. (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) Training instructor-led classes provide preparation and a plan for individuals and organizations on how to more proactively handle the threat of an aggressive intruder or active shooter event.

Jr police academy


The Lafayette Police Department's Junior Police Academy is a three day program over the summer. Youth ages 12 - 14 are given a hands-on and inside look on what it takes to become a police officer.

Next Door


Join Nextdoor, an app for neighborhoods where you can get local tips, buy and sell items, and more. Follow Lafayette Police Department for announcements and information!

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Community Outreach Calendar

Community outreach calendar

LPD believes that our goals and objectives can be most effectively achieved through a partnership with those who we serve. Community Outreach events are scheduled throughout the year. 

Community Outreach Calendar

Camera Registration


In cooperation with, LPD's camera registration voluntary program allows people to register their surveillance cameras with the police department.

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    PR - November 11, 2023

    Posted on November 11, 2023

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