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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!

Purdue University 150 Years Take Giant Leaps

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: March 6, 2019

Survey regarding bike-friendly community

The City of Lafayette submitted a Bike Friendly Community application to the League of American Bicyclists. Follow this link or the QR code on the flyer to take a community survey asking residents for their input. From casual riders to serious enthusiasts...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Lafayette Housing Authority - Consolidated Plan Survey

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The City of Lafayette is working through multiple planning processes this spring and summer. The first planning process is the 2019 Action Plan, the final year of the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and method for allocating CDBG and HOME fundi...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

City of Lafayette Reconfiguring Sanitation Routes

City of Lafayette Reconfiguring Sanitation Routes

LAFAYETTE, INDIANA – January 7, 2019 – The Lafayette Sanitation Department will be reorganizing its sanitation routes beginning February 4, 2019, in order to bring routes into balance and offer the most eff...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Loeb Stadium Construction - Wallace Avenue Closure

Road Closure at Columbian Park

Bowen Engineering will be installing waterline, storm structures/pipe, a new underground holding tank for groundwater, and restoration in preparation for the new Loeb Stadium Project. The project has an expected duration of 6-7 months. Please allow for ex...

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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.

The Brown Street project is a great example of how Lafayette Renew exemplifies the attributes of ...

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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.

Thousands of neighborhoods are already usi...

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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

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: 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: September 14, 2018

Get Ready to Race your Friends at the Cove!

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A new, mat-racer slide is coming to Lafayette’s Tropicanoe Cove Family Aquatic Center. The slide will be 44-feet tall, and will be installed within the Aquatics Center on the side closest to Loeb Stadium.

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Spring Celebration

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The Spring Celebration will showcase age level egg hunts for ages 1-7 years old, spring time themed crafts and games, balloon artist, face painter, pictures with the bunny, prizes, a variety of foods from various food vendors -- an enjoyable experience fo...

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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: March 6, 2019

Sporties For Shorties Basketball

Sporties for Shorties Basketball

This program is offered to boys and girls ages 4-5 and focuses on introducing participants to basketball fundamentals such as dribbling and shooting.

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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: March 11, 2019

Lafayette Police Hosting RAD Women's Self Defense Class in April

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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

Officer Scott Anderson

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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 20, 2019

Lafayette Police Hosting a RAD Women's Self Defense Course

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Drug Take Back Event this Saturday!

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Posted on: February 9, 2019

Lafayette Police Arrest Two for Drug and Weapons Charges

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Lafayette Police Investigating a Homicide

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

LPD 2019 Spring Citizens Academy

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20 N. 6th Street

Lafayette, Indiana 47901

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January 28, 2019 blphillips@lafayette.in.gov

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Spring 2019 LPD Citizens Academy

The Lafayette Police Department will be ...

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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: January 10, 2019

Officer Involved Shooting Press Conference Information

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Runaway Donald Gritton Located

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Search warrant leads to drug and weapon arrest

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Another update to the Officer Involved Shooting

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Officer Involved Shooting Update

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Passing of Officer William Meluch

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Police Looking for Missing Juvenile Runaway

Donald Gritton III

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Police Investigating False Report of a Robbery

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Posted on: December 15, 2018

Lafayette Police Arrest Pharmacy Burglary Suspect

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Lafayette Police Kidnapping Investigation

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Robbery Investigation and Arrest

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Lafayette Police Assist with Warrant Arrest

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20 N. 6th Street

Lafayette, Indiana 47901

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Contact: Lt. Brian Phillips

December 3, 2018 blphillips@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1224

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Robbery Investigation & Arrest

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20 N. 6th Street

Lafayette, Indiana 47901

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Contact: Lt. Brian Phillips

November 27, 2018 blphillips@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1224

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Homicide Investigation Update

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20 N. 6th Street

Lafayette, Indiana 47901

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November 19, 2018 blphillips@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1224

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Posted on: November 18, 2018

Lafayette Police Investigating a Homicide

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Investigation and Arrest for Child Solicitation

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Lafayette police swearing in 3 new officers and promoting 4.

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Missing Runaway Located

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Passing of Retired LPD K9 Tico

Officer A.J. Demello and K9 Tico

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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

Wildlife Workshops

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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