Safety and weather news

Parking information, safety tips provided for weekend, as winter storm expected

As moderate to heavy snowfall, accompanied by strong winds and low temperatures, is expected this weekend, Purdue University police have provided parking information and safety tips.

Purdue Alert test set for Thursday (January 24)

Purdue University will test its emergency notification system, including sirens, at 10 a.m. Thursday (January 24).

Purdue police seek help in identifying suspects in Honors College thefts

Purdue University police have released surveillance video and are asking for help in identifying two people of interest in relation to several thefts that occurred on Wednesday (Jan. 9) in the Honors College and Residences.

Purdue police release results of e-scooter rules enforcement campaign

Purdue University police are releasing numbers from a two-week enforcement campaign to ensure e-scooter and bicycle riders are following the rules of the road. The campaign, conducted from Oct. 29-Nov. 12, yielded 265 contacts between officers and riders, but no tickets handed out.

Police safetyTraveling on campus? Purdue police provide safety tips for sharing the road and sidewalks

Purdue University police are reminding the West Lafayette campus community and visitors to travel attentively when on campus as pedestrians and those using other forms of transportation cross paths in heavily traveled areas.

Purdue police to begin e-scooter and bike rules enforcement blitz

E-scooters and bicycles are welcome at Purdue University, but riders are urged to follow the rules of the road – or else face a fine for improper use. The Purdue University Police Department will begin an enforcement blitz beginning Monday (Oct. 29) and continuing for two weeks.

Earthquake simulation drill to take place Thursday (Oct. 18)

The Purdue University community is encouraged to participate Thursday (Oct. 18) in a campus drill simulating a major earthquake.

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