Safety and weather news
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.
The Purdue University community is encouraged to participate Thursday (Oct. 17) in a campus drill simulating a major earthquake.
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 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.
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 University police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred around 4 a.m. Friday (May 31) near the Northwest Athletic Complex.