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Purdue police retiring department's first-ever K-9

Having participated in nearly 600 deployments resulting in about 275 arrests, Purdue University's first K-9 is getting tired, says his handler, officer Andy Standifer.

Local law enforcement investigating several reports of credit card fraud

Purdue University police and other local law enforcement agencies are warning the Greater Lafayette community of several cases of credit card fraud.

Purdue Police Department to host Citizens' Police Academy

Purdue University's police department is offering a free course that will allow the public to get a feel for what it is like to serve and protect.

Purdue student retracts sexual assault report

The Purdue University student who reported being sexually assaulted on campus Saturday (Jan. 24) has retracted her account of the incident, according to Purdue University police.

Purdue Alert test set for Thursday (Jan. 29)

Purdue University will test its emergency notification system, including sirens, at 10 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 29).

Purdue takes action following reported sexual assault

On Thursday (Jan. 22), the Purdue University Police Department was notified by another university’s law enforcement agency that one of its students reported having been sexually assaulted by a Purdue student. Immediately upon notification, PUPD began a criminal investigation. Following execution of a search warrant, the student was taken into custody for questioning and later arrested.

Burned survivors of Seton Hall University fire in 2000 to speak on fateful night, aftermath

Two students who suffered severe burns in a Jan. 19, 2000, fire at a Seton Hall University residence hall will visit Purdue University on Wednesday (Jan. 28) to share their inspirational story and deliver a message that all college students should hear.

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