Posted on: February 23, 2017

Stabbing

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Upcoming RAD Class for Women

The Lafayette Police Department is providing a R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) class for women next month. The class is hosted at the Lafayette Police Training Center, 1301 South St, and will be held March 4th and 5th from 8am to 2pm each day.

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Liquor Law Violations

 

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Spice Drug Arrest

On February 11th, at approximately 8:37pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department Street Crimes Unit attempted to serve an arrest warrant at 1001-3 Roberts St. Rufus Duncan was identified as the wanted subject. While on scene and standing outside t...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

9th & Salem Bus Crash

On February 9th, at approximately 8:05am, the Lafayette Police Department was called to N 9th St and Salem St in reference to a report of a vehicle crash. The vehicles involved were a Chevy flat-bed pickup truck and a Lafayette School Corporation school b...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Spring Citizen's Academy

The Lafayette Police Department will be offering the first Citizen’s Academy of 2017 this spring. The next academy will begin on Wednesday, March 8th at 6:00 pm.

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Bank Robbery - 2/6

On February 6th, at approximately 12:45pm, the Lafayette Police Department received a report of a robbery at the Fountain Trust Company in the 300-block of Ferry St. Employees stated the suspect entered the bank and demanded money. After obtaining the cas...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Crash on Union Street

  

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Bank robber arrested

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

January 26th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1260

Bank Robbery Arrest

Lafayette Police investigated two bank robberies in late 2016, Lafayette Bank & Trust on Maple Points Drive, occurring on ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Center Street Homicide Update

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Domestic Violence Arrrest

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Shooting on Briarwood Ct

 On Saturday January 21, 2017, at approximately 9:05 PM, the Lafayette Police Department responded to the area of 1600 Briarwood Court regarding a report of shots fired.  While responding to the initial report, officers were advised that...

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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: January 20, 2017

LPD Arrests 2 in Homicide

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

January 20th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1260

 

Center Street Murder Arrests

 

Lafayette Police responded to the 1600 block of Center Street around 6:00 am on January 16th for a report...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Circle K robbery

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway
January 18th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov (765) 807-1260

On January 14th, 2017, around 5:10 am, Lafayette Police responded to t...Read on...

Posted on: January 18, 2017

Fight & Shots Fired

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On January 17, 2017, at approximately 5:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 1900 block of Windemere Drive for a report of a fight with gunshots havin...Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Homicide Upate

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

January 17th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1260

Homicide Investigation – Update

Recap: Lafayette Police responded to the 1600 block of Center Street around 6:00 am on January 16th for a re...

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Name released in death investigation

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

January 16th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1260

Homicide Investigation – Update

- Event reported on January 16th, 2017 at 6:02 am

Lafayette Police responded to the 1600 block of Center Stre...

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Death Investigation

For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway

January 16th, 2017 sdgalloway@lafayette.in.gov

(765) 807-1260

Event reported on January 16th, 2017 at 6:02 am

Lafayette Police responded to the 1600 block of Center Street for a reported shooting. Officers ar...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Fugitive Arrest

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On January 5th, at approximately 11:00pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department attempted to locate a suspect wanted on four outstanding warrants. The suspect was identified as Keith George Grove (34 years old and of Lafayette). Officers with the ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Village Pantry Robbery

On January 5th, at approximately 2:55am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at the Village Pantry at South St and S 9th St. The suspect entered the store, approached the clerk, and demanded cash and cigarettes. The suspect ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2017

Early morning robbery at Circle K on Ferry St

On January 1st, at approximately 4:58am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Circle K gas station at 3112 Ferry Street. The alleged suspect, described as a black male, thin buid and wearing a red “Car...

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Posted on: January 2, 2017

Vehicle Crash at Union St and Sagamore Pkwy

On January 1st, at approximately 10:30 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to Sagamore Pky N, just north of Union Street, to investigate a personal injury crash. When officers arrived, they found a 2006 Nissan 4-door on its side. T...

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

A message from Community Outreach and Crime Prevention

Well, it is almost 2017! 2016 was certainly an interesting year to say the least. Looking to next year, you may be wondering how we can improve an already great Lafayette community and how you can make a difference. We at LPD are always looking for new pe...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Lafayette Police K-9 Jarca Passed Away

Lafayette Police K-9 “Jarca” Passed Away 

It is with deep regrets and sorrow the Lafayette Police Department announce that retired police K-9 Jarca passed away today. K-9 Jarca was 13-years-old and served with Officer Ryan French as a memb...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Lafayette Community Bank Robbery

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On Saturday, December 17th, at approximately 11:38am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at the Lafayette Community Bank in the 3600-block of Cougill Ln. Officers determined that the suspect entered the bank location and d...Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2016

Crash sends one to hospital in critical condition

Vehicle Crash – Passenger in Critical Condition

On December 17 at about 3:00 am the Lafayette Police Department responded to a vehicle crash in the 1100 block of N 9th St. The Tippecanoe County Fatal Alcohol Crash Team [F.A.C.T.] was dispatched to co...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Lafayette Police Arrest Alleged Robbery Suspect

Alleged Robbery Suspect Arrested

Lafayette Police Department detectives conducted follow up investigations on a string of robberies between December 11 and December 13 at the following locations:

- December 11th at 6 South 9th Street - Village Pantry

- Decem...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Child Pornography Investigation and Arrest

On December 7th, at approximately 8:00am, officers and detectives with the Lafayette Police Department, West Lafayette Police Department, and investigators with the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office High Tech Crimes Unit executed a search wa...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Robbery Complaint Investigated

On December 8, 2016, at 12:01am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Walmart, 2347 Veterans Memorial Pkwy S. The caller, Jerald Leuck reported that he was robbed at gunpoint by a bl...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Drug Search Warrant and Arrests

In the morning hours of December 17th, 2016, the Drug Task Force, Lafayette Police Street Crimes Unit, and Lafayette patrol officers served a search warrant at a residence in the 1600-block of Congress St in Lafayette. Upon entry into the residence, offic...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Attempted robbery at Shell at 4th and Romig

On Sunday, November 27, 2016 at approximately 2:15am, Lafayette police officers responded to the Shell Gas Station, located at 245 S. 4th Street, regarding an attempted armed robbery. It was reported that a black male, wearing a black hat, black clothing ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Robbery at Circle K on Cougill Dr

On Saturday, November 26, 2016 at approximately 3:54am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the Circle K, located at 3603 Cougill Lane, regarding a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned that an armed robbery had tak...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

KFC Attempted Robbery - Alleged Suspect Photo

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KFC Attempted Robbery – Alleged Suspect Photograph

 

On November 18th, at approximately 9:00pm, the Lafayette Police Department responded to the Kentucky Fried Chicken at 2711 Teal Road. Lafayette Police Dispatch received a complaint of a male en...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

KFC Attempted Robbery

On November 18th, at approximately 9:00pm, the Lafayette Police Department responded to the Kentucky Fried Chicken at 2711 Teal Road. Lafayette Police Dispatch received a complaint of a male entering the store with a handgun. During the investigation, an ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Shots fired complaint at Romney Meadows

Shots Fired Investigation at Romney Meadow

- November 17th, 2016 at 10:25 pm

The Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 500 block of Gordon Court in Romney Meadows. Police arrived and did not locate any victims and ...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Casey's General Store Robbery

November 18th, 2016 at around 4:40 am

The Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Casey’s General Store at 153 Teal Road West. The alleged suspect, described as a black male, tall and thin, entered the store and de...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

LPD Street Crimes & Drug Task Force make drug arrests

Drug Arrest

On Tuesday evening, October 25th around 8:30 PM, The Tippecanoe County Drug Task Force and Lafayette Police Street Crimes Unit executed a search warrant in the 900 block of N 10th Street. During the course of the investigation officers loc...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Residential Entry Reported

On Wednesday, October 19th around 1:30 pm Lafayette Police responded to a report of a residential entry in the 2300 block of Southhaven Blvd. The reported victim called LPD dispatch and said a black male, about 20 years old, with shoulder length dreadloc...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2016

S 4th Village Pantry Armed Robbery Arrest

South 4th Street Village Pantry Robbery Arrest

Early Wednesday morning, around 12:15 am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Village Pantry at 1008 South 8th Street. Officers arrived and met with the repo...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

Armed Robbery at VP on Brady Ln

On Saturday, October 8th, at approximately 3:31am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Village Pantry in the 3100-block of Brady Ln. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the clerk who advised that a robbery had o...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

LPD September Outreach was a Success!

Update: Lafayette Police Outreach to Assist Men Recovering from Addiction

During the month of September the Lafayette Police Department teamed up with the Trinity Life Ministry to assist the men’s addiction recovery program. The program is assisting a...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Burger King Robbery

September 29, 2016

At approximately 1:37am on the above date, Lafayette Police officers received a call regarding a robbery at Burger King in the 2900-block of Greenbush St. Officers arrived and spoke with employees at the restaurant. They advised th...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

2016 K9 Olympics

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During the week of August 22nd through the 26th, the 17th annual K9 Olympics were held at Vohne Liche Kennels in Peru, Indiana. The Lafayette Police Department K9 teams participated in the Olympics as a group with the Tippecanoe County Metro K9 Unit. K9 u...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Heroin Dealing Arrest

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An extensive investigation by the Tippecanoe County Drug Task Force and the Lafayette Police Street Crimes Unit into the dealing and distribution of heroin in and around Lafayette was concluded last Thursday, September 8th, with a traffic stop and the arr...Read on...

Posted on: September 25, 2015

News Conference Press Release

LAFAYETTE, IN - September 24, 2015 - The City of Lafayette and the Lafayette Police Department have come together to address concerns that people have in the Lafayette community about crime, and present components of a comprehensive, ongoing strategy to h...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2015

Abandoned Properties

Are you aware of an abandoned property that is not well-kept? Abandoned, foreclosed, and vacant properties pose a significant issue for municipalities and communities. And, unfortunately, Lafayette is no different. Research has linked these properties ...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2015

Property Exchange Location

The City of Lafayette and the Lafayette Police Department will be offering a space for the exchange of property being purchased both online and through traditional avenues. The space is located at the Lafayette Fire Department Station #5 at Creasy Ln and...Read on...