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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: January 21, 2020

Columbian Park Zoo seeks Zoo Teen candidates

LAFAYETTE, INDIANA - January 21, 2020 - Columbian Park Zoo is now accepting applications for the 2020 Zoo Teen program.

The Zoo Teen program is a supervised volunteer opportunity for students ages 14-17 years old. The program allows participants to build a...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

New Pay by Phone Feature for Utility Customers

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The City of Lafayette’s Utility Billing Office is excited to announce their new Pay by Phone feature. Call (833) 252-1659 to submit a payment and have it show up on your account the same day.  The number goes to a step-by-step voice ope...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

City of Lafayette Awarded $50,000 Grant from Duke Energy to Pave Wabash Heritage Trail

LAFAYETTE, INDIANA – November 26, 2019 – The Duke Energy Foundation announced today that a $50,000 grant has been awarded to the City of Lafayette for the paving of a large section of the Wabash Heritage Tail. The 18 mile trail runs al...

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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:

  • Transitioning out of institutional or other sep...
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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

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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: December 11, 2019

Yoga at McAllister

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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. Yoga combines asanas (physical postures) and pranayama (breath work) to achieve flexibility, strength,...

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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: January 20, 2020

Officer Involved Shooting

At about 2:13pm on 1-20-2020, Lafayette Police Officers responded to a 911 call of a man with a gun at the intersection of 23rd St and State St.  Upon arrival, officers located a man armed with a handgun and began negotiating with him to surrende...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Lafayette Police Arrest Murder Suspects

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Lafayette Police Arrest Robbery Suspect

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Lafayette Police Investigating Clark Liquors Robbery

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Student Arrested for Pointing a Handgun

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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: 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.

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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: January 6, 2020

2020 Zoo Camps Registration Has Begun

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It's never too early to be thinking about summer!  Our popular Zoo Camp schedule is now available and registration has begun for spring break and summer sessions 2020.  Member Priority registration: January 6-20.  General regist...

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Posted on: December 25, 2019

2020 Youth Classes - Register Now!

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Calling all animal lovers...we've got a class for you!  Kids of all ages will find something to love at CPZ.  Check out our full line-up of 2020 Youth Classes, including:

  • Cub Club (ages 3-4 years) is perfect for little learners!
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Posted on: October 13, 2019

Zoo Closed for the Season

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The Zoo is currently closed for the winter.  The Zoo will reopen to the public April 18, 2020!  We will continue to offer education programs, such as school visits, birthday parties and weekend youth classes throughout the winter. &n...

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