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Purdue University Police installing license plate reading cameras to help solve crime

The Purdue University Police Department has announced that it will install six automated license plate reading (ALPR) cameras in strategic areas around the Purdue campus to help solve crime. The cameras are built by Flock Safety, a public safety technology company that helps neighborhoods, communities, and law enforcement work together to fight crime.

Purdue announces resolution to Feb. 4 police incident

Following a decision by the special prosecutor not to pursue charges in a Feb. 4 incident on Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus, President Mitch Daniels and the Purdue Board of Trustees; Adonis Tuggle, the student involved in the incident; the Purdue University Police Department; and PUPD Officer Jon Selke jointly announced agreement on steps forward to ensure such an incident does not recur on campus.

Campuswide tornado drill set for Tuesday (March 15)

Purdue University’s Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office will offer a campuswide voluntary tornado drill and conduct a test of the Purdue ALERT at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday (March 15).

Weather update: Classes to move remote this afternoon, employees dismissed at 4 p.m.

Purdue University announced Wednesday (Feb. 2) that all in-person class meetings on the West Lafayette campus should be moved online or canceled beginning at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, and all non-essential personnel currently working on campus today are dismissed at 4 p.m.

Campus under normal operations for Wednesday, Feb. 2

The West Lafayette campus is open under normal operations Wednesday (Feb. 2).

Reminder: Purdue winter weather procedures; West Lafayette campus expects normal operations on Wednesday

Purdue administrators and public safety officials are working with city and county personnel to actively monitor the winter storm expected for Wednesday and Thursday.

Purdue Alert test set for Thursday (Jan. 27.)

Purdue University will test Purdue ALERT, the West Lafayette campus emergency notification system, including sirens, at 10 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 27).

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