Posted on: November 9, 2017

Projects and Progress - November 2017

Pouring new curbs on Sagamore Parkway

The sights and sounds of progress can be seen all over Lafayette. From paving and sidewalks to utility infrastructure and placemaking projects, everything matters when it comes to maintaining and growing a vibrant, sustainable city. The vast amount of imp...

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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: June 30, 2017

Five Points Redevelopment Plan News

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The City of Lafayette Economic Development Department and their consultants, MKSK, held a public input meeting and workshop on June 29, 2017.  Attendees were invited to share their thoughts and concerns regarding the Five Points improvement plans...

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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: November 8, 2017

Parks Winterization

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Each fall, our maintenance staff prepares our parks and facilities for the winter months.  Water lines to bathrooms and drinking fountains are turned off to prevent freezing during the cold.

All parks drinking fountains have already been winterize...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Lafayette Chief Patrick Flannelly joins National Leadership Council

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Contact: Josh Spaulding

202-683-9751

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Lafayette Chief Patrick Flannelly Joins Top Law Enforcement Leaders On Council to Curb Crime Through Investments in Kids

 

DATE: January 19th, 2018

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Stabbing Investigation

On the above date, at approximately 12:40 am, the Lafayette Police Department received a call about a subject who had been stabbed at a residence near the intersection of South Street and South 26th Street.  Officers arrived at the scene and loca...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Fraud Podcast - Inside the Squad

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All About Fraud!! Have you been the victim or target of fraud? Then you understand the intrusion, pain and hassle of fraud. Most people have been the target of fraud to some extent. Even detectives get scam calls and emails. In this episode of Inside The ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Search warrant leads to arrests and drug and weapon seizure.

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Posted on: January 15, 2018

February RAD Class Offered

The Lafayette Police Department will be hosting a RAD women’s class on February 10th and 11th at the Lafayette Police Department Training Center, located at 1301 South St.  The RAD class will take place 8:00 am to 2:00 pm both days and ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2018

One arrested after shooting

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Posted on: January 15, 2018

Lafayette Police arrest two with over 3 pounds of methamphetamine

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

Traffic Stop – Drug Arrest

On the evening of January 11, at around 9:15 pm, a Lafayette Police Officer conducted a traffic stop in the 500 block of New York Street, wherein the driver fled the vehicle.  The officer chased the driver on f...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

DUI Task Force First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Serious Violent Felon Arrested After a Traffic Stop

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Travis Nichols Arrested

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

UPDATED LOCATION: Informational meeting on current drug issues facing our community.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Two suspects arrested for armed robbery

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Officers presented with life saving awards and Officer of the Year

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Lafayette Police make arrest for child exploitation

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Inside The Squad new episode

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The holiday season is the best time of the year, however out enjoyment can be spoiled if you forget to stay vigilant or lose focus of what’s important. In this episode of Inside The Squad we discuss ROAD RAGE! Why do motorist succumb to road rag...

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Posted on: November 10, 2017

New Crime Prevention Subarus

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SIA, in a March 2017 ceremony with Mayor Tony Roswarski, generously donated a 2017 Subaru Outback to the City of Lafayette.  Mayor Roswarski designated the Outback to the Lafayette Police Department Crime Prevention Unit.

The donated Subaru Outbac...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Mayors Dennis and Roswarski Join Inside The Squad

The Lafayette Police Department Community Outreach Unit has been successful reaching out to the community with their podcast, Inside The Squad.  The content covered in the podcasts are typically police related topics and the effort is another gre...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Shots fired complaint leads to drug arrests

Shots fired complaint leads to drug arrests

On Sunday, November 5th, at about 5:00 PM, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 1900 block of Windemere Drive. Officers arrived to interview witnesses and collect case facts...

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Serious Violent Felon Arrested for Battery with Deadly Weapon

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Rape suspect arrested

Rape Suspect Arrested

On October 22nd the Lafayette Police investigated a report of a woman having been attacked and sexually assaulted in the 100 block of North Creasy Lane.  Police arrived and conducted interviews and collected evidence. &nb...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Two arrested after Street Crimes Investigation

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Four suspects arrested as a result of fraud investigation

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Five suspects arrested after officers observe suspicious vehicle

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

DUI Task Force

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Alejandro Saucedo is the most recent Drug Task Force arrest

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Allen Faurote arrested by Drug Task Force

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Kimberly Hart arrested by Drug Task Force

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Drug task force arrests Amanda Alsup

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Drug task force investigation and arrest

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Drug dealing arrest

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Drug investigation arrest

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Police make second arrest in recent robberies

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

LPD swearing in two new officers and promotion ceremony.

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Police arrest burglary suspect

Burglary Arrest

The Lafayette Police Department recently investigated a string of burglaries at pawn shops wherein the suspect(s) stole firearms.  On September 20th Cash Loan and Security in the 600 block of Sagamore Parkway North reported several...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Police arrest robbery suspect

Robbery Arrests

The Lafayette Police investigate two robberies on the early morning hours of September 20th.  The Marathon gas station in the 900 block of Ferry Street reported an armed robbery at 3:15 am and about 10 minutes later the Friendly Ma...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

LPD Involved in International K9 Competition

 K9 Olympics

The 18th annual K9 Olympics were held at Vohne Liche Kennels in Peru, Indiana on August 8th through August 12th. The Lafayette Police Department K9 unit competed in individual events, as well as team events with the Tippecanoe County ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Update in death investigation

Follow up release on Jamal Chin Death Investigation

The Lafayette Police Department would like to thank the community for all the information provided regarding this ongoing investigation. At this time, we believe we have identified and interviewed everyon...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Battery resulting in death investigation ongoing.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Summary

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

LPD K9 injured during foot pursuit

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Domestic disturbance arrest for battery with a deadly weapon

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Trinity Life Ministry Hygiene Drive Results

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Drug investigation results in multiple arrests

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Newest LPD Merit Board Commissioner

Laura Vanier Swear In

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Child Pornography Arrest

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Shots fired at house during domestic

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Jackson St Drug Arrest

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Be a Zoo Teen in 2018!

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We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Zoo Teen program, a structured volunteer program for teens ages 14-17 years.  Participants work alongside Zoo staff over the summer to learn about the zoo industry and wildlife conservation, while de...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

2018 Classes & Programs

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From the Wild Beginnings Series to the Learning Adventure Series, there is something for everyone! Columbian Park Zoo's 2018 education class schedule is now available and accepting registrations. To learn more, visit: http://columbianparkzoo.org/531/Educa...

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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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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Columbian Park Zoo Closed for the Season

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Columbian Park Zoo will close the gates for the 2017 season on Saturday, October 14. The Zoo will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day.“The 2017 season was a great one for the Zoo. We are extremely thankful for our community and their support of ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Columbian Park Zoo Closed for Season

Columbian Park Zoo will close the gates for the 2017 season on Saturday, October 14. The Zoo will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day.

Columbian Park Zoo will close the gates for the 2017 season on Saturday, October 14. The Zoo will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day.

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