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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Saab's Global Defense and Security Company Lands in Indiana

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Global defense and security company Saab AB announced plans Wednesday to locate a new US manufacturing operation in Indiana. The facility, located at Discovery Park at Purdue University District Aerospace on the west side of the Purdue University campus, ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

2018 Year in Review

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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 and grow ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Purdue University is Celebrating 150 Years!

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Purdue University's Sesquicentennial celebration is a time to reintroduce Purdue's people - past, present, and future - to the world. It's a time to redefine the scope of land-grant universities and challenge global leaders to take GIANT LEAPS in solving ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Restore Sagamore Project Completed!

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When the State of Indiana relinquished US 52 to the City of Lafayette in 2014, these dreamers joined forces to plan the renovation of a segment of Sagamore Parkway from Schuyler Avenue to Main Street. The goals of efficiently moving traffic, improving dra...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Loeb Stadium Construction Project News

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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: September 7, 2018

Lafayette Renew Named Outstanding Project by State Group

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The award, for work done on Brown Street in downtown Lafayette, was presented at the annual INASFM conference held September 5-7, 2018 in Evansville, Indiana.

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Star Crossing Project to Transform Downtown Parking Lot

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The parking lot immediately west of City Hall will be closed permanently on Monday, October 1, 2018 to accommodate construction of the Star City Crossing building, a mixed-use project development. The design of this private commercial development includes...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Enhancements to Utility Billing Customer Payment Portal!

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In an ongoing effort to offer improved convenience and efficiency, the City’s water, sewer, stormwater and irrigation customers are now able to pay with a credit card or an electronic check and to self-enroll in electronic fund transfer (EFT) for automati...

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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.

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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: May 11, 2016

2016 LFD Recruit Class

2016 LFD Recruit Class

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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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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: September 14, 2018

New Loeb Stadium coming in 2020

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A brand new Loeb Stadium is coming to Columbian Park. The current stadium was built in 1940 and is the home field for Lafayette Jefferson High School baseball, American Legion baseball, the Colt World Series, and Prospect League team, Lafayette Aviators. ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Turbo Kick

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The ultimate cardio-kickboxing experience, Turbo Kick LIVE is perfect for the beginner and elite fitness enthusiast alike! This fat-burning workout combines cardio kickboxing with body-sculpting HIIT moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes. Get lea...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

McAllister Junior Counselor Program

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The Junior Counselor program is designed to give 13 & 14 year olds practical, hands-on, work experience in a day camp setting. Junior Counselors will work hand in hand with the McAllister Summer Camp staff to ensure that campers have a fun, safe, and ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Summer Camp 2019

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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 city. Other activities include movies, bowling, and nature field trips. Summer camp is off...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Pickleball Court Dedication Ceremony

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LAFAYETTE PARKS AND RECREATION DEDICATES NEW PICKLEBALL COURTS AT MCCAW PARK 

LAFAYETTE, IN –SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 – The City of Lafayette and Lafayette Parks and Recreation held a  dedication ceremony today for the new pickleball courts at ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Lafayette Police make Domestic Battery arrest.

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Lafayette Police investigated a child abuse complaint originating at 2521 Brice St.  It was discovered that a 5-year-old female victim had suffered significant bruising to her torso and internal injuries.  The victim was transported to R...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Lafayette Police arrest one for Homicide

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At 8:05am on 5-23-19, Lafayette Police Officers responded to 10 Kenosha Ct to investigate a Residential Entry complaint made by a female victim, Skyler Renn, age 18.  The investigation determined that Talmadge Jasper, who resides at 3106 Eagles W...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Lafayette Police Hosting a Women's Self Defense Class

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Fugitive Search

The Lafayette Police Department is asking for assistance in locating a wanted fugitive.  Jarmone Darrell Davis, age 34, failed to appear in court today to hear guilty verdicts for five Level 2 Felony convictions, one Level 3 Felony conviction, an...

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Posted on: May 12, 2019

Lafayette Police arrest drunk driver after fatal crash.

At 2:26am, on 5-12-19, Lafayette Police Officers responded to a single vehicle crash in the 3600 block of State Rd 38 East.  A 2004 Pontiac Bonneville, driven by 27-year-old Mekeisha Roberts of Lafayette, struck a utility pole and a tree. &nb...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

2019 LPD Junior Police Academy

The Lafayette Police Department will be hosting a Junior Police Academy on July 29th, 30th, and 31st.  This academy is for ages 12 to 14.  All applicants must be Tippecanoe County residents and should have an interest in law enforcement ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Lafayette Police Officers Awarded for OWI Enforcement

Officers from area law enforcement agencies were recognized for their efforts to reduce injury and fatal traffic crashes involving intoxicated drivers.  Officers from the Lafayette Police Department led the Tippecanoe County agencies, making 319 ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Lafayette Police investigating serious injury crash

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Lafayette Police Identify a Person of Interest in Sunday Homicide

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Highway Interdiction Team Makes Arrest for Dealing Methamphetamine

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Investigation leads to arrest for child exploitation

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Passing of retired LPD K9 Douwe

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Update to the Officer Involved Shooting from Yesterday

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Lafayette Police looking for 12 year old runaway

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Lafayette Police Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting

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Posted on: February 9, 2019

Lafayette Police Arrest Two for Drug and Weapons Charges

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Drug Task Force Investigation Leads to Arrest for Fentanyl Dealing

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

LPD Student of the Month

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Winter Weather Press Release

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Police Investigating False Report of a Robbery

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Zoo Night with the Lafayette Aviators!

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Enjoy a game and support the Zoo!  The Lafayette Aviators will be hosting a fundraiser night to benefit the Zoo on Friday, June 21st at 7:05pm vs the DuPage Pistol Shrimp.  $4 from each ticket sold using promo code "Zoo" or thr...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Imagination Station Joint Memberships now available!

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We've joined forces with Imagination Station (Lafayette's Science Center for Families) to offer special joint memberships. Two great attractions, one great price!

Visit the Memberships Page for more information about this great deal.  For just $13...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Wildlife Workshops - classes for kids ages 8-11

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Get ready for some hands-on, brains-on fun!  Kids will explore wildlife and nature topics through a variety of engaging activities, including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) explorations, model-making, behind-the-scenes excursions, ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Critter Classes - classes for kids ages 5-7

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Nothing brings out the natural curiosity of a child the way animals do!  With Critter Classes your child will have the opportunity to learn about wildlife, up-close and hands-on.  Each class focuses on a different animal group.  ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Zoo Sprouts - classes for kids 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...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Two at the Zoo

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With Two at the Zoo, young children can learn with their favorite play partner - you!  Classes are drop-in, and include on-your-own exploratory play time featuring educational stations with zoo artifacts (like feathers, shells, puppets and replic...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Go Wild! Birthday Parties

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Make your child's birthday a WILD one!  Designed for children ages 3- 12, a Go Wild! Birthday Party is a great way to make your child’s birthday extra special.  Leave the entertainment to us - we’ll make it a day your child will...

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