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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Community Story Map - the First 20 Years of the Millennium

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The staff of the Tippecanoe County Area Plan Commission are celebrating a proclamation naming October as National Community Planning Month. APC has created a Community Story Map to review the amazing changes that have occurred locally in the last twenty y...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Purdue University is Celebrating 150 Years!

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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: 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: 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: November 21, 2019

LHA Awarded over $430,000 in new HUD Housing Vouchers

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The 70 additional vouchers representing rental assistance of $433,718 will be focused to assist non-elderly persons with disabilities obtain housing. Assistance will be directed particularly to those who are:

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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: 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: November 14, 2019

Youth Winter Basketball

2020 Winter youth basketball

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

  • Registration Begins: November 4, 2019
  • Registration Deadline: January 3, 2020
  • Practice Begins: Week of January 6
  • Games: Satu...
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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Adult Winter Volleyball

2020 Winter Adult Volleyball reg

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: November 13, 2019

Holiday Drop and Shop

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Do you have last minute holiday shopping to finish? Drop your children off at the McAllister Recreation 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 partici...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Father Daughter Dance

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Share a magical evening with your little girl(s) including a DJ, dancing, photo opportunities, snacks, activities and much more!

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Winter Break Camp

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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: October 7, 2019

Donuts with Santa Save the Date

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

Date: December 21, 2019

Time: 9:00-11:00 AM

Cost: $10 per family

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Turbo Kick

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The ultimate cardio-kickboxing experience, Turbo Kick LIVE is perfect for the beginner and elite fitness enthusiast alike! This fat-burning workout combines cardio kickboxing with body-sculpting HIIT moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes. Get lea...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Lafayette Police Hire 3 New Officers

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Lafayette Police Holding a Promotion and Swearing in Ceremony

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Lafayette Police Hosting a Women's Self Defense Class

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Lafayette Police Investigating Regions Bank Robbery

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Lafayette Police swear in a new officer

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Lafayette Police investigate shooting

Preliminary investigation revealed that an unknown suspect fired multiple rounds into a residence and fled the scene.

Kevon McCaster (age 19) and Yeriyah Taylor (age 20) each suffered a single gunshot wound to the leg.

McCaster was transported to IU Arnett ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Lafayette Police Holding a Promotion and Swearing in Ceremony

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Homicide Investigation

At 12:40am on 8-2-19, Lafayette Police officers responded to the 500 block of Gordon Ct, in reference to a shooting.

A male victim, suffering from a single gunshot wound, was located.  He was transported to St. Elizabeth East for treatment, but di...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Reported Armed Robbery Leads to Theft Arrest

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Lafayette Police Looking For Missing Person

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Lafayette Police Asking for Help Identifying Robbery Suspect

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Lafayette Police make Domestic Battery arrest.

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Lafayette Police investigated a child abuse complaint originating at 2521 Brice St.  It was discovered that a 5-year-old female victim had suffered significant bruising to her torso and internal injuries.  The victim was transported to R...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Lafayette Police arrest one for Homicide

Talmadge Jasper

At 8:05am on 5-23-19, Lafayette Police Officers responded to 10 Kenosha Ct to investigate a Residential Entry complaint made by a female victim, Skyler Renn, age 18.  The investigation determined that Talmadge Jasper, who resides at 3106 Eagles W...

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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

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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: 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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