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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Five Points Redevelopment and Revitalization

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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!

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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: 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: February 7, 2018

Lafayette Police "Foot Pursuit" 5k Sign Up Now!

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The Lafayette Police Department is hosting its inaugural Foot Pursuit 5k to benefit the Heartford House Child Advocacy Center in Lafayette, IN.  The race is on April 21st, 2018.  Visit footpursuit5k.itsyourrace.com to sign up and to lear...

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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!

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Swimming Lessons

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Swimming lessons will once again be offered at Castaway Bay, with both morning and evening sessions available.

Session 1: June 18-29

Session 2: July 9-20

Download your registration form here: http://www.lafayette.in.gov/488/Swimming-Lessons

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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: March 17, 2018

Annual Kids Fishing Tournament

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Annual Kids Fishing Tournament

Lafayette Parks, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Mid-North Indiana Chapter of Fishing Has No Boundaries provide all of the tools necessary to teach your youngsters the basics of fishing. The catch and release fis...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Family Learn to Fish Day

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Lafayette Parks and the Department of Natural Resources are teaming up to teach you about Indiana fishing laws, how to catch fish, which ones to keep, and which ones to throw back. This program is held at Munger Park for some fishing fun!

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

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: March 26, 2018

Sporties for Shorties T-Ball

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The McAllister Center offers children ages 4-5 an opportunity to familiarize themselves with sports through the Sporties for Shorties program.  The program was designed to introduce the basic fundamentals of soccer, t-ball, ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

STRONG by Zumba

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This is not a dance class!

STRONG by Zumba combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio, and plyometric training moves synced to original music that has been specifically designed to match every single move. Every squat, lunge, and ever...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Zumba!

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Zumba is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and international music and dance movements, which create a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness system!Instructor Janey Vanliew will lead you through a class that combines fa...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Winter/Spring Yoga

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Looking for an activity that’s more than just a fitness program? Clear your mind, strengthen your body, and touch your spirit with Shari Gass and Lisa Banu. Yoga combines asanas (physical postures) and pranayama (breath work) to achieve flex...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

National Drug Take Back Day

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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 28, 2018

Restore Sagamore

Beginning April 2, South Street will be reconstructed between Earl Avenue to Sagamore Parkway and from Sagamore Parkway to Hamman Street. Local traffic to businesses will be maintained; however, South Street will be closed to through traffic.  Sa...

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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 12, 2018

Lafayette Police "Foot Pursuit" 5k

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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 28, 2018

Lafayette Police Hiring Substitute School Crossing Guards

Job Posting

The following position is available with the City of Lafayette. 

If you are interested in being considered for this position, applications are ONLY available on-line - http://www.lafayette.in.gov/1042/Job-Postings 

The applicat...

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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 13, 2018

Reminder to Secure Your Firearms

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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: February 6, 2018

Gang Information Outreach Event

Lafayette Police Department Specialist Shana Wainscott and Officer Michael Zambon will be hosting a Gang Information Outreach on February 20th, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the City of Lafayette Council Chambers, located at 20 N. 6th St.  This class is ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Two LPD K9's Receive Protective Vests

K9 Cezar and K9 Rocky

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Drug Task Force Makes Arrest for Dealing Methamphetamine

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Posted on: January 28, 2018

Police Looking for Person of Interest in Overnight Murder

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Posted on: January 28, 2018

Charlisa Vorice Arrested in Charles St Stabbing

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Posted on: January 28, 2018

Joshua Balser Arrested for Stabbing

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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: January 22, 2018

Lieutenant McCoy Graduates from Northwestern

Lieutenant Scott McCoy, a 22 year veteran of the Lafayette Police Department, recently graduated from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety.  The course is a 10 week program, which was implemented by the Northwestern Center for Pub...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Lafayette Chief Patrick Flannelly joins National Leadership Council

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Contact: Josh Spaulding

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jspaulding@fightcrime.org

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

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: 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.

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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: April 18, 2018

Discover: Zoo Veterinary Medicine Workshop (ages 12-14)

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GO WILD with Discovery Workshops!  Designed for 12 to 14 year olds, Discovery Workshops are perfect for young teens with a deep love of animals, or an interest in wildlife-related careers.  Spend a day at the zoo learning through hands-o...

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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: April 3, 2018

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

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Join our summer team!  Columbian Park Zoo is accepting applications for seasonal employment for summer 2018 for Seasonal Zoo Educators (Zoo Camp counselors and animal presenters) and Seasonal Zoo Gift Shop Clerks/Ride Operators.  Must be...

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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 Opening Soon for the 2018 season!

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Columbian Park Zoo will reopen for its 110th season on Saturday, April 21, 2018.  The Zoo will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, through May 25th.  Extended summer hours begin Memorial Day weekend.  The Zoo continues to...

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