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Purdue to celebrate launch of Bike Share Program

Purdue University will celebrate the start of its new Bike Share Program on the West Lafayette campus Wednesday (Aug. 26) with a public launch event.


Purdue to test all-hazards outdoor sirens Wednesday (Aug. 19) during BGR

Purdue University will conduct evacuation drills and test its all-hazards outdoor emergency warning sirens Wednesday (Aug. 19) during Boiler Gold Rush, the orientation program for new students.


Purdue warns of traffic issues for move-in days, provides helpful resources

Purdue University is alerting all students to the closure of northbound Interstate 65 south of Lafayette and advising them to seek alternate routes to campus, to expect delays, and watch for help and guidance from county, city and Purdue law enforcement agencies.


Accreditation organization to visit PUPD, public input sought

The Purdue University Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.


Local, campus police remind community of safety initiatives in wake of robberies

The West Lafayette and Purdue University Police Departments are working together to investigate a recent string of strong-armed robberies that have occurred just off campus in the city of West Lafayette.


Police make second arrest in cashbox theft

Donald Javon Scaife, one of three family members sought by police in connection with the May 9 theft of a cash box from an Amazon location in Purdue University's Earhart Hall, was arrested Thursday (June 4) in Danville, Illinois.


Police make 1 arrest in cashbox theft; 2 suspects still being sought

Darlene Scaife, who was being sought by police in connection to the May 9 theft of a cashbox from an Amazon location in Purdue University's Earhart Hall, was arrested Wednesday (May 27) in Danville, Illinois. The arrest was the result of a joint investigation by the Purdue and Danville police departments.


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