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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Your input is needed!

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Purdue University, Ivy Tech, and local partners such as the Community Foundation were awarded a nearly $40 million grant from Lilly Endowment, for the Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN). WHIN is comprised of 10 counties surrounding the Wabash Rive...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Five Points Redevelopment and Revitalization

Five Points Rendering

Due to the overwhelming interest in revitalizing and redeveloping this key area, the City of Lafayette hired the design firm MKSK to help outline a vision for its future. During this study information was gathered through stakeholder meetings and public o...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Loeb Stadium Construction Project News!

Loeb Stadium Announcement

Transformation is key to a vital community. People and places must work together to cultivate change and in doing so create and inspire experiences that exceed expectations. The announcement this week of the new $16 million multi-purpose sports stadium pl...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

A look back at an incredible year

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Pride, Progress and Purpose – these are the defining elements of our city. Hometown PRIDE is evident through the many outstanding celebrations and collaborations in our community. Our PROGRESS is measured by how we attract new business, maintain...

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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 already usi...

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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: May 11, 2016

2016 LFD Recruit Class

2016 LFD Recruit Class

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

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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: 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 26, 2018

2018 Fun Guide

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Looking for something FUN to do in Lafayette? Check out the 2018 Lafayette Parks and Recreation Fun Guide for information about all the goings on at the parks this year!

2018 Fun Guide

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Grandparents Day at the Cove

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Celebrate your grandkids at the Cove! Grandparents get in free with a PAID child admission.

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Workreation Information

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Workreation is a volunteer program for kids ages 7 to 17 years of age. The program offers children the opportunity to perform light cleaning and maintenance in the parks in exchange for a "Kids Can Pass". Kids may volunteer 1 hour per day at eit...

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Posted on: May 28, 2016

Weekly Family Nights

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Family Night makes it easy for you to have lots of fun while saving money on admission. Join us after 4:00pm on each Family Night for reduced admission prices and longer operating hours.

Tuesdays at Castaway Bay ($2 per person)

Wednesdays at Tropicanoe Cove...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

McAllister Summer Camp

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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 ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Fitness on Demand

Fitness on Demand

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McAllister Recreation Center has a new individual and group fitness room for you all to try. Fitness on Demand is a smart fitness kiosk that provides world-class fitness programming by schedule or on-demand. Browse hundreds of ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Trinity Life Ministry Hygiene Drive

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Traffic Blitz Project

Tippecanoe County Traffic Safety Partnership issues 307 citations, makes 6 arrests during 2018 Click It or Ticket

Over 24 days, the Tippecanoe County Traffic Safety Partnership, which consists of the Lafayette Police Department, West Lafayette Police Depar...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Police arrest man after stand off on S 18th Street

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Today, June 1st, around 9:45 the Lafayette Police Department assisted case workers with the Department of Child Services on an on-going investigation in the 3300-block of South 18th Street. ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Street Crimes Unit Makes Drug Arrest

May 22nd,

On Tuesday, May 22nd, around 9:45 pm, The Lafayette Police Department Street Crimes Unit conducted a traffic stop for a moving violation in the 500-block of South 18th Street.  The driver was identified as Randall Willis (32) and his pas...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Shots Fired Arrest

Date: May 24, 2018

On the above date, at approximately 11:00 pm, the Lafayette Police Department received several calls regarding shots being fired in the 1000-block of Heath St.  Officers arrived on scene and observed evidence of shots fired in t...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Shooting incident on Everett Street

Shooting Investigation on Everett Street

 

On May 12th, at around 3:00 am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 1700 block of Everett Street.  Officers arrived and were advised by witnesses of having ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Police make arrest during armed robbery

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Shooting incident on Broadway Street

The Lafayette Police Department, at about 6:45 am on Saturday, April 7, responded to a report of a shooting incident in the 1400 block of Broadway Street.  Police arrived and located one male victim, inside the residence, with a single gunshot wo...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Suspect Arrested from March 23rd Family Express Robbery

Jackson, Timothy

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Traffic Stop Leads to Warrant Arrest

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

We-Tip Report Leads to 3 Drug Arrests

Fisher, Brooks, Taylor-Metzger

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Washington Street Shots Fired Death Investigation

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Teacher Arrested for Child Explotation

The Lafayette Police Department Detective Division, along with Lafayette Police School Resource Officers, Tippecanoe County Prosecutors Office High Tech Crimes Unit, and Lafayette School Corporation officials, initiated a child abuse investigation involvi...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Homicide Investigation in the 900 block of Virginia St

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

New podcast available

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In our continuing effort to give insight into policing and your local law enforcement, Inside The Squad is embarking on a four part series on Officer health and wellness. You will be surprised at the health risks police have due to shift work, stress, eat...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Lafayette Police Promotion and Swearing in Ceremony

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Child Solicitation Arrest

Child Solicitation Arrest

Today, at around 9:00 am, Lafayette Police served a search warrant at 2224 Meadow Drive.  Police arrested the resident, Kevin William Flynn (27) of Lafayette for Child Solicitation and Possession of Child Pornography.&...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

***Update: She has been found and is safe*** Lafayette Police Looking for Missing Female

Alicia Casillas-Faulkner

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Drug Task Force Makes Arrest for Dealing Methamphetamine

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Shooting on Phipps Court

On Thursday January 25, at approximately 10:15 PM, Lafayette Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 3000 block of Phipps Court.  Officers arrived and located one adult male victim, Isaiah Powe 41, who suffered a gunshot wound to the l...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Mini-Camp Opportunities for Little Learners

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Developed specifically with early childhood learning foundations in mind, Zoo Sprouts Mini-Camps give little learners (ages 3-4) a chance to explore nature and animals in a safe, nurturing environment.  Get to know nature through play experiences...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Animal Meet 'n Greet

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Is there a Zoo animal you’d love to meet?  Reserving a private Animal Meet ‘n Greet may be right for you!  Our Animal Meet ‘n Greet program includes a private encounter with your choice of Animal Ambassador ...

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