Posted on: November 9, 2017

Projects and Progress - November 2017

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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: November 1, 2017

Quality of Life Survey

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In 2017, the Quality of Life Council is reassessing the community evaluation and updating the Good to Great Plan accordingly. Please plan on taking the entire 10 minute survey at one time. You will not be able to take complete the survey at a later date. ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Loeb Stadium Construction Project News!

Loeb Stadium Announcement

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: December 27, 2016

Stay connected with the city on Facebook and Twitter!

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Community highlights, fun events and a vibrant future. Join the journey… 

Like Us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LafayetteIN/

Follow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/City_Lafayette

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Christmas Parade 2017

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A VERY MERRY MAIN STREETDowntown Lafayette will light up with holiday magic on Saturday, December 2nd. Join the community as we welcome the holiday season for a lighted Christmas Parade. The parade will take place on Main Street from 11th to 2nd Streets. ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Bike Walk Greater Lafayette Safety Plan

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Building on the strong foundation of plans, policies, and program already in place, this plan is intended to improve safety for people walking and biking, decrease the number of traffic crashes in which they are involved, and prevent their subsequent inju...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

2017 Fall Leaf Collection

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  • Loose leaves may be placed at the curb line from October to April.  Please make a separate pile for sticks, as sticks clog up the leaf vacuums.
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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 neighborhoo...

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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: 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.

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

2017 Fun Guide Available

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Get ready for a year full of fun with Lafayette Parks and Recreation! Download your digital copy of the 2017 Lafayette Parks and Recreation Fun Guide by clicking on the link below:

2017 Lafayette Parks Fun Guide

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Breakfast with Santa

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Join Santa and his helpers for breakfast, holiday crafts and games. Get your picture with him and give him your letter before he heads back to the North Pole!

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Holiday Drop & Shop

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Do you have last minute holiday shopping to finish? Drop your children off at the McAllister Center for an evening of entertainment so you can finish shopping or wrapping! Dinner will be provided, and children ages 5 - 12 are welcome to participate.

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Winter Adult Volleyball - 2018

Winter Champions - Court Jesters

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. Championship t-shirts are provided.

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Winter Youth Basketball

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Youth Basketball is a co-ed basketball league offered to boys and girls ages 6-11.

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Winter Break Camp

Holiday Break Camp 2017

Give your kids something to celebrate over the holidays! Holiday Camp is offered for boys and girls ages 6-12. Children participate in a variety of activities, seasonal arts and crafts, and field trips. Registration is limited.

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

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 for yoga!

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Stories for Shorties

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McAllister has a new program coming this FALL for kids ages 3-5, Stories for Shorties! This program is geared toward helping preschool age children learn through short stories. They’ll discover counting, animals, the alphabet, seasons and much more!

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Zumba

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Instructor Janey Vanliew will lead you through a class that combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic/fitness fashion to achieve a unique blended balance of cardio and muscle toning benefits.

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

2017 Fun Guide Available

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Get ready for a year full of fun with Lafayette Parks and Recreation! Download your digital copy of the 2017 Lafayette Parks and Recreation Fun Guide by clicking on the link below:

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Fitness on Demand

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Fitness on Demand is a smart fitness kiosk that provides world-class fitness programming by schedule or on-demand. Browse hundreds of fitness classes – sorted by type, difficulty level, or length to find the perfect class to fit your schedule or goals.

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Make It to the Table: Don’t Drink and Drive this Thanksgiving Eve

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Holiday Safety Outreach Class December 12th

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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

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

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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

Is Lafayette a safe Place? Check out our latest podcast

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On this very special episode, Inside The Squad dives into everything crime related. Where are safe neighborhoods in Lafayette? What makes a community a safe place to live? What can community members do to prevent or make themselves less vulnerable to crim...

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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: August 11, 2017

Arrest made in double homicide

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Double Homicide person of interest located

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Update on body found in ditch

Thursday August 3rd, 2017

In conjunction with the Tippecanoe County Coroner’s Office, The Lafayette Police believe they have identified the body found in a ditch off of Promenade Parkway around 12:20 Monday afternoon. The Tippecanoe County Corone...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Suspicious Package at Pavilions Shopping Center

On August 2nd, at approximately 3:36pm, the Lafayette Police Department received a call regarding a suspicious package in the Pavilions Shopping Center at 100 S Creasy Ln. The suspicious package had been located in a vehicle parked near the Armed Forces R...

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Posted on: July 30, 2017

Fatal Crash on South Creasy Lane

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Pinning Ceremony for Sergeant Sherer and Sergeant Withers

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Posted on: July 23, 2017

Vehicle / Pedestrian Crash Investigation

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

14-year-old located by police - safe

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Police Search for 14-Year-Old Runaway

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Armed Robbery 1200 block N 18th St

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Tippecanoe County Traffic Safety Partnership DUI Taskforce 3rd Quarter 2017

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Seminole, Oklahoma Fugitive Arrested

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Brown Street Robbery Arrests

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

LPD K9 Passed Away

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July 7, 2017

The Lafayette Police Department is mourning the loss of a beloved K-9 that passed away last night. Retired K-9 Tommy served the department’s canine unit alongside Officer Ron Dombkowski from 2008 to 2017. K9 Tommy was a faithful part...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Street Crime Unit Drug Investigation - Arrests Made

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Lafayette Police arrest suspect wanted for murder out of Wisconsin

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Domestic Disturbance Shot Fired

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Car Crash after large fight at Champs

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Shots Fired Arrests

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Robbery reported on Julia Ct.

On Tuesday June 20, 2017 at approximately 10:25 PM, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of a robbery in the 1000-block of Julia Ct. The caller reported that two black males had entered the residence and robbed her at gunpoi...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Reported Robberies Near Downtown

During the early morning hours of Tuesday June 20, 2017, officers with the Lafayette Police Department investigated two separate reports of armed robberies within a few minutes of each other in the downtown area. 

 

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Burglary Arrest on Julia Ln

Date: June 19, 2017

On Sunday, June 18th, at approximately 5:30am, Lafayette police officers responded to the 900-block of Julia Ln in regards to a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers met with the female victim and were advised that a male had ent...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Suicidal subject call resolved

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Swearing-in and Safety Initiatives

Today, the Lafayette Police Department is swearing-in and welcoming two new police officers, Neil Cain and Matthew Santerre. With these additions, the police department will now be at full staff and at the allotted strength of 142 officers. Since January ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

2017 Fall Leaf Collection Schedule

  • Loose leaves may be placed at the curb line from October to April.  Please make a separate pile for sticks, as sticks clog up the leaf vacuums.
  • From May to September, leaves (and small items like grass clippings) must be put into paper bags for co...
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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 s...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

NEW Programs For 2017!

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Columbian Park Zoo is excited to announce a brand new line-up of family and youth programs beginning January 2017!

Our long-running Bedtime Zoo Stories, Little Cub Club, and Young EDventurers programs are retiring, but we've taken all the best loved parts and used them as the foundation for a new generation of education programs!

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