Safety and weather news

Purdue police encourage campus bicycle safety and regulation review

With the arrival of warmer weather and increased bicycle activity around campus, Purdue University police remind bicyclists, motorists, and pedestrians to take a moment to review related safety ordinances and best practices.

Tornado awareness sessions scheduled

Purdue’s Office of Environmental Health and Public Safety is offering tornado awareness sessions in April focused on awareness strategies, responsive actions and things to do after a tornado.

Campus-wide tornado drill on March 19

As part of statewide testing of communication systems during Severe Weather Preparedness Week, Purdue University's All Hazards Outdoor Warning Sirens will be tested and a morning tornado drill conducted on March 19.

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.

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