Posted on: November 18, 2016

Utility Billing launches new customer account numbers, Citizen Self Service Portal

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Starting now, your ACCOUNT NUMBER HAS CHANGED.
New billing software along with your bill face design, as well as your account number, has been updated. For those that use electronic/online payment, through the city website or through a bank, you will nee...Read more »

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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: July 18, 2016

LPD - Press Conference May 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...Read on...

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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: 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

2016 LFD Recruit Class

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: February 3, 2016

2016 Fun Guide

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We have got a full year of fun events and programs planned for you and your family. Download a PDF of our 2016 Fun Guide and plan your year!

2016 Fun Guide - Lafayette Parks and Recreation

Posted on: November 15, 2016

Adult Volleyball

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Bump! Set! Spike! McAllister Recreation Center offers this program twice a year during the spring and fall. A tournament is held at the end of the session to determine league champions.

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Holiday Drop & Shop

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Last minute holiday shopping left? Or just looking for a parents’ night out?
Children are invited to join us for an evening of fun-filled activities, games, crafts, and a pizza party! Registration is available at McAllister or online.

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Holiday Break Camp

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Give your kids something to celebrate over the holidays! Come join the McAllister team and show your kids something other than television or a video game. Space is limited, so register today!

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

2016 Fun Guide

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We have got a full year of fun events and programs planned for you and your family. Download a PDF of our 2016 Fun Guide and plan your year!

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

Youth Basketball

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This exciting program is offered for boys and girls ages 6 - 11. This program runs twice per year during the spring and fall.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Keep in Touch

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Stay in touch with us by following us on Twitter (@LafayetteParks), becoming our friend on Facebook (facebook.com/lafayetteparks) and following us on instagram (@mcallisterrecreation).

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Pacers and LPD Team up for kids holiday

For Immediate Release                       Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

December 5th, 2016                    ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Attempted robbery at Shell at 4th and Romig

On Sunday, November 27, 2016 at approximately 2:15am, Lafayette police officers responded to the Shell Gas Station, located at 245 S. 4th Street, regarding an attempted armed robbery. It was reported that a black male, wearing a black hat, black clothing ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Robbery at Circle K on Cougill Dr

On Saturday, November 26, 2016 at approximately 3:54am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the Circle K, located at 3603 Cougill Lane, regarding a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned that an armed robbery had tak...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

KFC Attempted Robbery - Alleged Suspect Photo

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KFC Attempted Robbery – Alleged Suspect Photograph

 

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 en...

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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: November 18, 2016

Shots fired complaint at Romney Meadows

Shots Fired Investigation at Romney Meadow

- November 17th, 2016 at 10:25 pm

The Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 500 block of Gordon Court in Romney Meadows. Police arrived and did not locate any victims and ...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Casey's General Store Robbery

November 18th, 2016 at around 4:40 am

The Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Casey’s General Store at 153 Teal Road West. The alleged suspect, described as a black male, tall and thin, entered the store and de...Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2016

Safe Family Travel

The Lafayette Police Department and the Tippecanoe Traffic Safety Partnership announced today it will increase patrols for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday travel period – running November 11 through December 4, 2016. Officers will join more than 250 sta...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

LPD Street Crimes & Drug Task Force make drug arrests

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On Tuesday evening, October 25th around 8:30 PM, The Tippecanoe County Drug Task Force and Lafayette Police Street Crimes Unit executed a search warrant in the 900 block of N 10th Street. During the course of the investigation officers loc...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Residential Entry Reported

On Wednesday, October 19th around 1:30 pm Lafayette Police responded to a report of a residential entry in the 2300 block of Southhaven Blvd. The reported victim called LPD dispatch and said a black male, about 20 years old, with shoulder length dreadloc...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2016

S 4th Village Pantry Armed Robbery Arrest

South 4th Street Village Pantry Robbery Arrest

Early Wednesday morning, around 12:15 am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Village Pantry at 1008 South 8th Street. Officers arrived and met with the repo...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

Armed Robbery at VP on Brady Ln

On Saturday, October 8th, at approximately 3:31am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Village Pantry in the 3100-block of Brady Ln. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the clerk who advised that a robbery had o...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Domestic Violence Victim Advocate

Lafayette Police Department Domestic Violence Advocate Now Working Directly with Patrol

The Lafayette Police Department and the YWCA have successfully partnered for several years with issues involving domestic violence and now will add an additional co...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

LPD September Outreach was a Success!

Update: Lafayette Police Outreach to Assist Men Recovering from Addiction

During the month of September the Lafayette Police Department teamed up with the Trinity Life Ministry to assist the men’s addiction recovery program. The program is assisting a...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Burger King Robbery

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At approximately 1:37am on the above date, Lafayette Police officers received a call regarding a robbery at Burger King in the 2900-block of Greenbush St. Officers arrived and spoke with employees at the restaurant. They advised th...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

2016 K9 Olympics

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During the week of August 22nd through the 26th, the 17th annual K9 Olympics were held at Vohne Liche Kennels in Peru, Indiana. The Lafayette Police Department K9 teams participated in the Olympics as a group with the Tippecanoe County Metro K9 Unit. K9 u...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Heroin Dealing Arrest

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An extensive investigation by the Tippecanoe County Drug Task Force and the Lafayette Police Street Crimes Unit into the dealing and distribution of heroin in and around Lafayette was concluded last Thursday, September 8th, with a traffic stop and the arr...Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Super 8 Motel Robbery

On September 7th, at approximately 4:14am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to the Super 8 motel at 4301 South St in reference to a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers were advised that a white male, mid-20’s, 5’6”-5’8”, skinny, wearing ...Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2016

Bonfire leads to 8 year old burned

8-year-old injured at backyard bonfire

Sunday, September 4th about 10:30 pm

The Lafayette Police Department, the Lafayette Fire Department and Tippecanoe County Medics responded to the 1800 block of North 15th Street for the report of a possible s...Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2016

Home Invasion Robbery

Home Invasion Robbery on Kensington Drive


Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 11:00 pm

The Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of a home invasion in the 1000 block of Kensington Drive. The victim reported two unknown males entered the ...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Armed Robbery Arrest

Robbery Arrest – 1000 Block of Columbia Street

The Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery occurring in the 1000 block of Columbia Street on Saturday, August 27th at around 5:00 pm. Police arrived and spoke to the female ...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Armed Robbery Arrest

On Friday, August 26th, at approximately 11:17pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery near the intersection of N 9th St and Main St. Upon arriving, officers were advised that the victim had been approac...Read on...

Posted on: August 23, 2016

Update on home invasion robbery

Home Robbed on N 28th Street – Update / Arrests

On August 19th at about 1:45 am Lafayette Police responded to a report of an armed robbery inside the home of a residence in the 600 block of N 28th Street. Three alleged suspects fled the scene prior to...Read on...

Posted on: August 23, 2016

Payless Maple Points Robbery Suspect

On August 20th, 2016 the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of a robbery in the Payless parking lot on Maple Points Drive. The alleged suspect stole a purse from a shopping cart and pushed the female victim as she tried to reach for her pu...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Home robbed on N 28th Street

For Immediate Release Contact Sgt. Scott Galloway
August 19th, 2016 (765) 807-1260

Home Robbed on N 28th Street

On August 19th at about 1:45 am Lafayette Police responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 600 bl...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Teal Road Pizza King Employee Robbed

For Immediate Release Sgt. Scott Galloway
August 19, 2016 (765) 807-1260

Armed Robbery Pizza King 1400 Teal Rd

• Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 11:06 pm

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

Update on Chaucer Drive death investigation

For Immediate Release Contact Sgt. Scott Galloway
August 15th, 2016 (765) 807-1260

Death Investigation

Members of the Lafayette Police Department Detective Division, along with crime scene investigators, investigated the dea...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Auto Theft and Shots Fired

On August 11, 2016, at approximately 11:30pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to Buffalo Wild Wings (BW3’s – 2715 S. Creasy Lane) for a report of shots fired. Further information indicated that a vehicle was stolen during this sam...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Robbery - 9th/Kossuth

On Saturday, July 30th, at 4:10am, Lafayette police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Food Plus, 903 Kossuth St. The clerk reported that a male entered with his face covered and demanded money. No weapon was displayed at the time. The su...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2016

Shots Fired Arrests

On Sunday, July 17th at about 8:00 pm, the Lafayette Police were dispatched to the 2200 block of Banstead Court for a report of shots fired in the area. Police arrived and quickly identified the people involved, none of which were injured or struck by bu...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2016

Robbery Arrests

On Saturday, July 16th, at approximately 9:46pm, the Lafayette Police Department was dispatched to the 1800-block of S 22nd St in reference to a possible armed robbery. Officers were advised that three males had approached two victims and asked them to b...Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2016

Shots Fired and Confinement

On Sunday, July 17th, at approximately 2:25am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to Jerilee’s Pub, 2100 Elmwood Ave, in reference to a report of shots being fired. While responding to the pub, a Lafayette officer located a vehicle traveling the w...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2016

Armed Robbery Arrest

At approximately 10:26 PM on Thursday, July 14, 2016, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a reported armed robbery near the area of Holloway Street and Owen Street. The victim reported that while walking in the area with her juveni...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Shooting on Teal Rd

On July 13th, at approximately 12:31pm, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of 350 Teal Rd W. Upon arrival, officers spoke with several witnesses that reported hearing shots being fired and also seeing several...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

Shots Fired on July 9th

At approximately 4:30am on July 9th, Lafayette Police Officers responded to a battery in progress complaint in the 3000-block of Keyes Ct. Prior to the arrival of officers, another caller reported the sound of several gun shots and two vehicles fleeing t...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

Fugitive Wanted for Murder Arrested

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On July 6th, at approximately 10:31am, the Lafayette Police Department arrested a subject that was wanted on a warrant out of Indianapolis. During routine patrol, officers located a vehicle in violation of a city ordinance regarding abandoned and stored ...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Robbery Investigation at 1201 Teal Rd

On Thursday, June 30, 2016, at approximately 1:26am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a reported armed robbery at Wendy’s, located at 1201 Teal Road. Upon investigation, officers learned that employees had been robbed by two bla...Read on...

Posted on: June 20, 2016

Saturday Shooting Press Release

On Saturday, June 18th, at 2:10am, Lafayette police officers responded to St. Elizabeth Hospital in reference to a male victim that had arrived with a gunshot wound to the leg. During the investigation, it was learned that the incident had taken place in...Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2016

K9 Vest Donations

Lafayette Police Department’s K9s Joeri, Roy, and Boyka have received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vests were sponsored by:

Joeri: Tracy Voss of Munster,...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2016

Dealing Heroin Arrest

On February 25th, the Lafayette Street Crimes Unit arrested Paul Godina (27 years old, of Lafayette) on a warrant for Dealing Heroin. The subject was located in the 2100-block of South St. The incident stemmed from an extensive Tippecanoe County Drug Ta...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Arrest Made in Recent Tire Slashings

On January 26th, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department, with the assistance from the Patrol Division, arrested a 16-year-old male for Criminal Mischief related to a string of incidents reported on January 11th. The incidents included multiple v...Read on...

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: November 21, 2016

Pet Supplies Plus hosts Zoo Animal Enrichment Drive

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Pet Supplies Plus is partnering with Columbian Park Zoo to host a holiday animal enrichment drive to benefit Zoo animals. Item collection will take place from November 18 through December 31.

Enrichments are a very important part of maintaining Zoo animals...

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

Go Wild! Birthday Parties

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Have your child's next birthday bash with us at the Columbian Park Zoo! Designed for children ages 3-12, Columbian Park Zoo Go Wild! Birthday Parties are a great way to make your child's birthday extra special.

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

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: November 21, 2016

Pet Supplies Plus partners with Columbian Park Zoo for the holidays

Pet Supplies Plus is partnering with Columbian Park Zoo to host a holiday animal enrichment drive to benefit Zoo animals. Item collection will take place from November 18 through December 31.

Pet Supplies Plus is partnering with Columbian Park Zoo to host a holiday animal enrichment drive to benefit Zoo animals. Item collection will take place from November 18 through December 31.

Enrichments are a very important part of maintaining Zoo animals...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Columbian Park Zoo to close for the season

The Columbian Park Zoo will close the gates for the 2016 season on October 15. The Zoo will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day.

The Columbian Park Zoo will close the gates for the 2016 season on October 15. The Zoo will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day.

“We’re very pleased with how well the 2016 season went. The weather was great all summer long and the Greater La...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Purdue's College of Veterinary Medicine treats wallaby's dislocated hip

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Using a device called a Tightrope™, a small animal surgery team at Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine recently treated the dislocated hip of a female wallaby from Lafayette's Columbian Park Zoo.

Using a device called a Tightrope™, a small animal surgery team at Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine recently treated the dislocated hip of a female wallaby from Lafayette's Columbian Park Zoo.

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Columbian Park Zoo preparing for annual "Zoo Run Run"

The Friends of Columbian Park Zoo is preparing for the 14th Annual “Zoo Run Run” 5K run/walk.

The even will begin at 8:00 a.m. on July 16th at the Columbian Park Zoo. The Friends of Columbian Park Zoo is also issuing a last call for volunteers. Race day activities begin at 6:30 a.m. and are expected to conclude by 11:00 a.m.

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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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Posted on: June 3, 2016

Columbian Park Zoo to celebrate World Ocean's Day

Columbian Park Zoo is celebrating ocean conservation in conjunction with World Ocean’s Day.

On Sunday, June 5, 2016, the Zoo will offer a series of family-friendly activities related to ocean conservation. These will include hands-on learning activities, games and crafts.

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Posted on: December 14, 2015

Columbian Park Zoo welcomes new veterinarian

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We have a new veterinarian!

We have a new veterinarian! Dr. Jill Bair is a graduate of Purdue's Veterinary School and operates her own animal hospital in Lafayette. We're very happy to have Dr. Bair on board!