Safety and weather news

Student group donates defibrillator to Purdue welcome center

A Purdue student group called Play for Jake will donate an automated external defibrillator and wall cabinet to the Boilermaker Station Welcome Center on Friday (Oct. 18).

Purdue safety officials take measures to help pedestrians, alternative transportation users around campus co-exist

There are three things that Purdue University safety officials want those using alternative forms of transportation to know: Sidewalks are for pedestrians, respect others around you, and obey the laws.

Earthquake simulation drill to take place Thursday (Oct. 17)

The Purdue University community is encouraged to participate Thursday (Oct. 17) in a campus drill simulating a major earthquake.

Purdue police and local law enforcement to conduct sobriety checkpoint

Officers with the Tippecanoe County Traffic Safety Partnership, which includes the Lafayette, West Lafayette and Purdue Police departments, Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department and Indiana State Police, will conduct a campus sobriety checkpoint on Thursday (Aug. 29) night in West Lafayette. In addition to the checkpoint, officers will continue to conduct dedicated extra patrols, targeting impaired drivers.

Purdue to activate the all-hazards outdoor sirens, conduct evacuation drills during BGR

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

Purdue Police Department reaccreditation process set; public can offer input

A police accreditation assessment team will be on the Purdue campus July 22-24 to verify that the university’s police department meets its professional standards for reaccreditation.

Purdue police investigating armed robbery

Purdue University police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred around 4 a.m. Friday (May 31) near the Northwest Athletic Complex.

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