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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Your input is needed!

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Purdue University, Ivy Tech, and local partners such as the Community Foundation were awarded a nearly $40 million grant from Lilly Endowment, for the Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN). WHIN is comprised of 10 counties surrounding the Wabash Rive...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Five Points Redevelopment and Revitalization

Five Points Rendering

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: 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: August 9, 2018

We want to hear from YOU!

Parks and Rec Survey

Lafayette Parks & Recreation would like your input as we develop our Five-Year Park System Master Plan! Please take 3 minutes to complete this brief survey; your input helps us to continue providing quality resources and services to the community.

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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!

2018 Fun Guide

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Back to School Hours

Back to School Hours 2018

Students will soon be back in class, and the pools will be closing down for the season. Here are your Lafayette pools' Back to School hours.

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Posted on: May 28, 2016

Weekly Family Nights

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Family Night makes it easy for you to have lots of fun while saving money on admission. Join us after 4:00pm on each Family Night for reduced admission prices and longer operating hours.

Tuesdays at Castaway Bay ($2 per person)

Wednesdays at Tropicanoe Cove...

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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: August 13, 2018

Fall Youth Basketball

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Youth BasketballThis exciting program is offered for boys and girls ages 6 - 11. This program runs twice per year during the spring and fall.

Fall 2018 Session

  • Registration: August 27th 
  • Registration Deadline: September 24th
  • Practice Begins: Week of ...
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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Sporties for Shorties Flag Football

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Sporties for Shorties

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: August 13, 2018

Fall Volleyball Registration Begins August 27

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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.All team must have a minimum of 6 ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Drug Take Back Event August 18th

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Lafayette Police Warn About Dangers of Spice

The Lafayette Police Department and area hospitals noticed an increase in spice related calls over the July 28th, 29th weekend.  The drug “spice” is a leafy substance, sprayed with chemicals, and smoked in a similar fashion to...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Stabbing Arrest

Battery with a Deadly Weapon Arrest

 

On July 25th, around 4:00 pm, Officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a reported stabbing incident near the intersection of North 18th Street and Morton Street.  Officers arrived and...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Traffic Blitz Project

Tippecanoe County Traffic Safety Partnership issues 307 citations, makes 6 arrests during 2018 Click It or Ticket

Over 24 days, the Tippecanoe County Traffic Safety Partnership, which consists of the Lafayette Police Department, West Lafayette Police Depar...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Police arrest man after stand off on S 18th Street

Lafayette Police Respond to Barricaded Subject – Arrest

Today, June 1st, around 9:45 the Lafayette Police Department assisted case workers with the Department of Child Services on an on-going investigation in the 3300-block of South 18th Street. ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Street Crimes Unit Makes Drug Arrest

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On Tuesday, May 22nd, around 9:45 pm, The Lafayette Police Department Street Crimes Unit conducted a traffic stop for a moving violation in the 500-block of South 18th Street.  The driver was identified as Randall Willis (32) and his pas...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Shots Fired Arrest

Date: May 24, 2018

On the above date, at approximately 11:00 pm, the Lafayette Police Department received several calls regarding shots being fired in the 1000-block of Heath St.  Officers arrived on scene and observed evidence of shots fired in t...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Shooting incident on Everett Street

Shooting Investigation on Everett Street

 

On May 12th, at around 3:00 am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 1700 block of Everett Street.  Officers arrived and were advised by witnesses of having ...

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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

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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

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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 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 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: 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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Posted on: August 13, 2018

SAVE THE DATE: Boo at the Zoo 2018

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Columbian Park Zoo will reopen for limited 3-night engagement for Boo at the Zoo 2018!  A perennial favorite, Boo at the Zoo is hauntingly-friendly fun for the whole family.  This event will take place October 24, 25 & 26 from 6:30pm...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Fall Hours Begin August 13

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Beginning Monday, August 13, 2018 Fall Hours will take effect.  The Zoo will be open daily 10:00am-4:30pm through October 13th, when we close for the winter.  Please note, some exhibit areas close 15 minutes prior to the gate closing.&am...

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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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